Twenty-one distinguished journalists will probe issues ranging from environmental justice and maternal health to threatened grasslands and endangered megafauna.
The Sharon Begley-STAT Science Reporting Fellowship aims to support early-career science journalists of color.
Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT also recognizes reporting from The Boston Globe, Detroit Free Press, The Arizona Republic, and Boston’s WBUR.
Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT launches digital handbook for science editors, online fact-checking project
Both free resources are part of an update of the program's website.
Journalists will delve into issues including racial bias and race-based health disparities, institutional responses to Covid-19, and the impacts of climate change.
Judges praise “Ahead of the Fire” for taking a local issue and showing “why it was relevant to everyone in the country.”
Ten top journalists from seven countries will spend an academic year studying at MIT.
Award honoring local and regional science journalism will go to a reporting team from the Charleston Post and Courier.
Coveted prize, considered among the most prestigious in journalism, was awarded for a global series on air pollution.
Smart, a senior editor at Physics Today, was a 2015-16 Knight Science Journalism Fellow.
Ten top journalists from four countries will spend nine months at MIT, designing their own course of study.