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October 12, 2018 | 0 comments
This edition of Health Media Jobs and Opportunities features opportunities for health writers at universities, online and news organizations.
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October 11, 2018 | 0 comments
While the Associated Press started advising reporters to avoid the word “commit” when covering suicide several years ago, many journalists and the public have yet to embrace the shift in language.
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October 09, 2018 | 0 comments
A reporter discovers firsthand the darker side of living in Northern California's seemingly idyllic Mendocino County.
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October 08, 2018 | 1 comments
Starting treatment for opioid addiction in the hospital may seem obvious, yet it often doesn't happen. A growing program is trying to change that.
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October 05, 2018 | 0 comments
A few things journalists should keep in mind while covering issues related to disability, which often don't get enough press.
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October 04, 2018 | 0 comments
For the past decade, the vast majority of the young people in Louisville’s secure detention facility have been black. A reporter wonders why more people aren't talking about the disparity.
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October 04, 2018 | 0 comments
Consumer Reports is looking for a senior writer and editor to help create a range of digital, print, social, interactive, and video content with a health focus.
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October 02, 2018 | 0 comments
“We need to think of race as a proxy for racism, rather than race as a proxy for biology," says Drexel University's Michael Yudell.
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October 01, 2018 | 0 comments
A recent CNN story about an insurer denying coverage for proton beam therapy is a classic case of the media hyping an unproven, costly treatment.
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September 28, 2018 | 0 comments
A new California survey of pregnant and new mothers paints a bleak picture of what it’s like to be a black mother.
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September 26, 2018 | 0 comments
Last Tuesday, nearly 100 people gathered in Jackson to connect with their neighbors around a troubling statistic: Amador County has the third-highest suicide rate in California.
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September 26, 2018 | 0 comments
In the Northern California city of Santa Rosa, two radio stations are teaming up to cover the story of a low-income neighorhood's annexation in an unconventional way.
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September 26, 2018 | 1 comments
“How are we as consumers supposed to negotiate with this giant entity over a bill?” asks one critic of recent media coverage.
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September 24, 2018 | 0 comments
Have you thought about using data and public records to investigate medical marijuana in your state? Here are some great places to start.
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September 21, 2018 | 0 comments
Mothers who have experienced trauma and live stressful lives often make bad choices. Gabriela's story is a heartbreaking example.



Got a great idea for a reporting project on the health of underserved communities in California or on the performance of the state's health and social safety nets?  We're offering reporting grants of $2,000 to $10,000, plus six months of mentoring, to up to eight individual journalists, newsrooms or cross-newsroom collaboratives.  Deadline to apply:  September 20.

Interested in honing your data analysis and visualization skills and taking home a reporting grant of $2,000-$3,500? Dates: October 23-26. Deadline to apply: August 26. Click on the headline to learn more.


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