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Les pièges à éviter lors d’une conférence de presse sur le COVID-19

December 22, 2021

La crise sanitaire a permis de révéler que le public a soif d’une actualité scientifique, que le travail des journalistes est essentiel et qu’une information fiable, rigoureuse et non manipulée peut sauver des vies.

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Pitfalls to avoid when covering COVID-19 press conferences in West Africa

December 22, 2021

The global health crisis has revealed how the public is thirsty for science news, how the work of journalists is essential, and that reliable, rigorous and unmanipulated information can save lives.

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Le besoin et la cupidité: Rapport sur le COVID-19 en Afrique austral

December 22, 2021

Mia Malan, directrice exécutive et rédactrice en chef du Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism à Johannesburg, en Afrique du Sud, déclare : "Si vous voulez faire un reportage significatif sur le COVID-19, il ne suffit pas de comprendrea la science."

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Need and greed: Reporting on COVID-19 in Southern Africa

December 22, 2021

Mia Malan, executive director and editor-in-chief at the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism in Johannesburg, South Africa, says: “If you want to report on COVID-19 in a meaningful way, it’s not good enough to just understand the science.”

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Como jornalistas podem evitar o 'hype' na cobertura da COVID-19 na América Latina

December 22, 2021

Tanto dentro quanto fora do mundo jornalístico, essa promoção excessiva e exageros inadequados da importância ou valor potencial de um determinado estudo, tratamento, medicamento ou área da ciência tem um nome específico: 'hype'.

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Necessidade e ganância: Cobrindo a COVID-19 no Sul da África

December 22, 2021

Mia Malan, executive director and editor-in-chief at the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism in Johannesburg, South Africa, says: “If you want to report on COVID-19 in a meaningful way, it’s not good enough to just understand the science.”

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How journalists can avoid 'the hype' when covering COVID-19 developments in Latin America

December 22, 2021

Both inside and outside of the journalistic world, this excessive promotion and inappropriate exaggerations of the importance or potential value of a particular study, treatment, drug or area of science has a specific name: ‘hype.’

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Cómo los periodistas pueden evitar 'el hype' al cubrir los desarrollos de COVID-19 en América Latina

December 22, 2021

Este informe especial también está disponible en inglés y portugués.   BUENOS AIRES, Argentina —El 7 de diciembre la Organización Mundial de la Salud actualizó su guía sobre terapias para la Covid-19. “La evidencia actual muestra que el plasma convaleciente no mejora la supervivencia ni reduce la necesidad de ventilación mecánica, mientras que tiene costos […]

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FEATURED IMAGE Year in Review-2

2021 in review: Knight Center reached 29K students, published two-ebooks, attracted 7,300 ISOJ registrants & much more

December 21, 2021

In 2021, the Knight Center reached more journalists than ever before through its distance learning program, its International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), its trilingual news magazine, webinars, and several other programs. We were quick to respond to journalists’ needs in 2021, particularly when it came to training journalists on how to better understand and […]

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Jornalismo Científico SDC

Science journalism course in Portuguese now available to be taken anytime, from anywhere in the world

December 1, 2021

“Science Journalism: From pandemic to climate crisis, how to improve science coverage,” is now available as a self-directed course on the Knight Center’s online learning platform, JournalismCourses.org.

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