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Science Journalism Is Important to Understanding Emerging Technologies

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Amy Nordrum, a veteran science journalist, feels that fact-based science reporting helps an audience navigate through new technologies and new discoveries that will impact people’s daily lives. Nordrum currently is news editor of “IEEE Spectrum,” an award-winning technology and engineering magazine based in New York City. She also is a frequent guest on Public Radio’s… Read More

Journalist Maria Gallucci Touts the Importance of Environmental Reporting

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Science reporting and writing has become the mainstay of award-winning journalist Maria Gallucci. She feels that factual writing about the environment and in-depth science reporting is important and necessary in a world clouded with concepts of “alternative facts” and “spin.” Gallucci is a bi-lingual reporter who has had global experience with an emphasis on reporting… Read More

Media Innovator Explains How Pulitzer Prize Winning ‘The Wall’ Was Created

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“The Wall: Unknown stories. Unintended consequences.” is a Pulitzer Prize winning multimedia series from USA Today Network and Gannett that delves into life along the southern border of the United States – the same border where President Donald Trump proposes to build his wall. “The explanatory report, led by then Arizona Republic’s vice president of… Read More

New “Defining Moments Podcast” Tells Stories of Living Well During Adversity

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A new podcast will launch on Memorial Day – “Defining Moments Podcast: Conversations about Health and Healing. The podcast is created by Dr. Lynn Harter and is produced by WOUB Public Media. Dr. Harter is a Communication Studies professor, Emmy-winning documentarian, storyteller and the co- founder of the Barbara Geralds Institute for Storytelling and Social… Read More

Al Letson: Podcaster, Poet, Writer & Actor Chats about Talking to One Another

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Listening is the key to important and difficult conversations, according to Al Letson the current host of “Reveal,” the first hour-long public broadcasting show and podcast produced by the Center for Investigative Reporting and the Public Radio Exchange (PRX). He claims with the explosion of social media and cable news shows that Americans have lost… Read More

Royal Society President Explains Ribosomes & Charts His Career for Podcast

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Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan, a molecular biologist, is president of the Royal Society in Great Britain, the same organization formerly headed by Sir Isaac Newton and Ernest Rutherford. He feels it is the duty and obligation of top scientists to explain, in understandable terms, their discoveries to the general population to extend understanding and knowledge. Dr…. Read More