May 17, 2019
NPF is offering an all-expenses-paid training to help journalists better understand the historical and current context of vaccinations. Topics to be covered will include public health issues, the manufacturing and approval process, how immunization recommendations are formed, opt-outs and exemptions, what’s in the pipeline, and more. Deadline to apply is June 7, 2019.
From September to June, this one-day-a-month fellowship will give journalists an intensive – and lively – overview of reporting in the capital. Fellows will visit institutions such as the Pentagon, the Supreme Court, the Fed and the Capitol. They’ll discuss politics and policy with regulators, lawmakers, experts and the best reporters in the business. They’ll learn about the latest data and multimedia tools. And they’ll network with colleagues who will help them grow personally and professionally. Deadline to apply is July 22, 2019.
EarthTime was developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s CREATE Lab and is, in the words of designer Randy Sargent, “a time-series map of the planet.” In this tutorial, Sargent and colleague Ryan Hoffman describe the development of EarthTime and how journalists can use it. Find the tutorial here.
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