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Center for Health Journalism Fellowships Posts

Here is where you'll find news about the Center for Health Journalism Fellowships program and its participants. Check back often for updates on Fellows and their work, live-blogging of our seminars, and more from our staff.

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Urban planning, land use and redevelopment traditionally haven’t been hot topics on the health beat. Robert Ogilvie thinks they should be.

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You can lead the people to fresh produce and other healthy food, but you can’t make them eat it: perspectives from a diabetes specialist and a journalist.

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Angela Glover Blackwell of PolicyLink shares ideas and reporting tips for covering the links between your health and where you live.

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Dr. David Kessler highlights how the trifecta of sugar, fat and salt stimulates our brains, making us want more and more instead of feeling satiated. Even when we know certain foods are bad for us, we can't stop overeating. What is a journalist's role in how Americans relate to their food?

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Check out our upcoming webinars on how to build your own "health reporting survival kit" and embedding multimedia content on your blog or website!

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Online-only news sites may be a growth industry, but whether they’re making any money is another question. Get tips from three online news entrepreneurs on building a profitable business.

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A lot of the cool new things that the St. Louis Beacon is doing have a distinctly old ring to them. They have a serious newsroom to be sure -- 15 journalists produce ten to 12 news and feature stories a day -- and they are comitted to new media and online publishing. But they are also ta

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Susan Mernit and Staci Baird, social media gurus, had a message for reformed journalists and New Media entrepreneurs participating in our pilot program melding online community engagement and health journalism: "We come in peace."

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The first class of Online Health Journalism Fellows share three days of discussion about health, data and what happens when you combine great stories with online community engagement.

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In California’s agricultural Central Valley, clean water is surprisingly hard to come by, and expensive, for some of the region’s poorest residents. It’s not hard to make the connection between poor health and water that has been tainted by nitrates from agricultural runoff.

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In this webinar, will look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a terrifying new reality for domestic violence victims, how organizations and authorities are trying to innovate in response, and how reporters can cover the story in their community. Sign-up here!

The 2020 National Fellowship is going online!Got a great idea for a reporting project on the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable families or health disparities?  We'll help fund it, and provide you with five days of virtual training in July, plus six months of mentoring. Click here for more information.

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