Reporting on Aging Issues

All-Expenses-Paid Fellowship Oct. 15-18

Washington, D.C.

Local, State, National and International Media Feel the Impact
The Trump administration’s “shoot the messenger” treatment of the media is being replicated all over.

From AIDS to Ebola to Zika, NIH Scientist at Forefront of U.S. Public Health Responses
Dr. Anthony Fauci has been the nation’s top infectious disease specialist for more than three decades and has different lessons to learn from the country’s public health epidemics.

States are on the Front Lines of Trying to Control Opioid Abuse, Deaths
In Alaska, the state’s health commissioner has long had a range of unique public health problems to confront; the scourge of opioids is just the latest.

Landmark Environmental Bill on Air Quality Threatened by Changes in Washington
Trump administration seeking to roll back a host of clear air regulations, from methane emissions to carbon pollution, as part of overall retrenchment on environmental policies.

CDC Constantly Changes Tactics to Curb Risks From Unsafe Food
The system to monitor the safety of U.S. food products is battling against an ever-changing landscape of outbreaks.

Surge in Hateful Acts Across US Challenges Newsrooms
State law governs what is – and isn’t – considered a hate crime. Journalists need to know the law when reporting on hateful acts.

C-SPAN has been recording politicians at work for nearly four decades – and journalists can access those clips for use in their own stories.

When reporters get called to share their expertise on air, they need to remember to sit up straight and stay on-message. A veteran TV producer shares some tips.

The Software Platform Dataminr is Useful to Find ‘Signals’ That Point to News

Using Software Platform Tableau to Build and Launch Online Visualizations

USA Today’s Jasper Colt, a multimedia producer, offers practical tips for taking and editing photos and videos, with the help of a few easy-to-use apps.

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NPF: Uncovering Trump

Uncovering Trump

David Fahrenthold, political reporter, The Washington Post

NPF: What the FDA Antibiotic Rule Means

What the FDA Antibiotic Rule Means

Dr. Mike Apley, professor, Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine

NPF: Understanding – and Combating – Fake News

Understanding – and Combating – Fake News

Margaret Sullivan, media columnist for The Washington Post;
Jon Greenberg, staff writer, PolitiFact;
Jesse Holcomb, associate director of research, Pew Research Center

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