Congrats! to the Association of Science Journalists of Montenegro the WFSJ’s 53rd Member Association

Congratulations to the recently established Association of Science Journalists of Montenegro (ASJM) representing (science) journalists of several of Montenegro’s main media including daily newspapers, such as Pobjeda and Dan, the Radio Television of Montenegro (RTCG), and various online media portals and radio stations. The ASJM becomes the WFSJ’s 53rd Member Association.READ MORE

Building and Sharing Good Practices in Science Reporting in Central America

Ms. Lucy Calderon from Guatemala recently represented the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) at the first ‘Reach and Turn’ workshop that was held at the City of Knowledge in Panama (December 12-16, 2017). The workshop’s overall aim was to shape a new communications ecosystem in the region by giving a ‘full spectrum’ overview of the political and media landscape.

The program was built around sharing good practice in science reporting: from writing to pitching to presenting to monitoring. This means turning theory into practice via interactive sessions, tailoring content for different groups, and then swapping roles.

In her article, Ms. Calderon reports on her experience during the conference.

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Final Report on the 3rd Kavli Symposium on Science Journalism

The 3rd Kavli Symposium on Science Journalism (Washington, DC – February 15-17, 2016) had the ambitious goal of addressing ways to facilitate coverage of science through international collaboration.

The 55 participants from 10 countries were particularly interested in opportunities that collaboration can offer to alleviate challenges in accessing, appraising and tracking stories on some of the most pressing issues that face the world.READ MORE

Submit a Session Proposal for WCSJ2017 – NEW Deadline: October 11

The 10th World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ2017) is announcing the Call for Session Proposals.

All science journalists, writers, bloggers, etc. are invited to submit expertly crafted proposals that consider professional development and scientific issues from an international perspective. Make WCSJ2017 in your conference by submitting a session proposal. Proposals are due October 11, 2016.READ MORE