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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: PBS NewsHour is looking for a digital science writer

Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: PBS NewsHour is looking for a digital science writer
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My fishing trip seeking data on child abuse in Alabama did not go as planned

When it came to finding truly surprising patterns or stories within the Alabama data, I hit wall after wall. Here's what I learned along the way.
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: FairWarning is looking for a staff writer

Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: FairWarning is looking for a staff writer
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Preexisting conditions once again hang in the balance this election season

With crucial health insurance protections hanging in the balance, journalists need to be especially rigorous and well-informed on health care policy as the campaigns unfold.
Eddie Redmayne won the Oscar for best actor in 2015. Such performances raise a question: Should more roles depicting a person wi

Time for Hollywood to make disabilities more than just Oscar material

Why do so many able-bodied actors take on roles portraying a person with disabilities?
 Episode 2: What Happened Here

Episode 2: What Happened Here

This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Will James, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: Episode 1: The Rain Introducing: Outsiders, a story about homelessness
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Urban or rural, black lives in NC are being cut short almost before they begin

North Carolina has one of the worst records in the nation for the deaths of children a year or younger. The rate of black babies’ deaths is a big reason.
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Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Bustle is looking for a health and wellness reporter

Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Bustle is looking for a part time, remote reporter to cover health and wellness

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