Science Writing News Roundup

Marianna Limas
The latest news, opportunities, resources, videos, advice, and events related to science writing and science journalism.
Created 11 Jul 2018
  • ✍️Science Writing News Roundup (November 8, 2021)
    08 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    🙌 Resources Brazilian version of KSJ’s handbook on science journalism editing is now available for free download from Knight Center. A new resource is available to Portuguese-speaking journalists and...
  • ✍️Science Writing News Roundup #68
    02 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    7 tips for finding local stories in The Lancet’s new health and climate change report. Even for journalists who don’t typically cover climate change, the Lancet Countdown reports are a treasure trove ...
  • ✍️Science Writing News Roundup #67
    24 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    Frank Matt on visualizing the scale of the world’s water crisis. Pedro Márquez-Zacarías (The Open Notebook’s newest early-career fellow) interviews Frank Matt about Matt's 2020 video documentary “Worl...
  • ✍️Science Writing News Roundup #66 (October 19, 2021)
    19 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    Who is an expert? Broadening the definition strengthens journalism. Expanding the definition of expertise to include underrepresented or often overlooked voices will help journalists diversify their s...
  • ✍️Science Writing News Roundup #65 (October 11, 2021)
    11 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    ☄️ Articles Reporting unsung histories of science. By covering stories that have been glossed over, reporters can fill gaps in the narrative, add missed perspectives, and create a more nuanced underst...
  • ✍️Science Writing News Roundup #64 (October 2, 2021)
    02 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    New award to honor science journalist Sharon Begley. The CASW award will provide a $20,000 grant to a mid-career science journalist whose work exhibits the high standards Begley’s reporting embodied. ...
  • ✍️Science Writing News Roundup #63 (September 25, 2021)
    25 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    🧐 Opportunities Apply for a 2022 LEDE Fellowship: The Solutions Journalism Network is seeking proposals from journalists who are leading or want to lead a project that will produce solutions journali...
  • ✍️Science Writing News Roundup #62
    19 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Please don’t ignore me: Requesting interviews with scientists. “From the subject line to the sign-off, a strategic approach to what you say and how you say it can increase the chances that your source...
  • ✍️Science Writing News Roundup #61 (September 14, 2021)
    14 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    New Quick Facts resource for reporters: Sea level rise and climate change. Differences in coastline geography, ocean currents, land subsidence, and other factors are causing some areas—including the U...
  • ✍️Science Writing News Roundup #60 (September 6, 2021)
    06 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    🗺️ Opportunities Science Talk is now accepting proposals for speaking opportunities at the SCIENCE TALK '22 annual conference to be both in person and online from Wednesday, March 23 through Friday, ...
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