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March 18, 2020 | 1 comments
Our long pre-history has primed our brains to think about the short term during acutely stressful scenarios, says UCSF's Alexandra Crosswell.
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March 18, 2020 | 0 comments
Thanks to the promising ideas of 20 talented California reporters, we stand to see important new reporting through our 2020 California Fellowship, which we're hosting online this week.
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March 18, 2020 | 0 comments
One by one, elected officials and others stepped somberly to the microphone in a cheerless homeless shelter in San Jose to read the names of the dead: Michael Guilford. Dean Rowland. John Doe. The... more
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March 18, 2020 | 0 comments
Leaders on the front lines of the campaign to eradicate homelessness in L.A. are cautiously celebrating the rewards of the health-driven policy known as “housing first.”
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March 17, 2020 | 0 comments
The Journal Sentinel's James Causey draws on his deep reporting journeys in his native 53206 ZIP to distill seven essential reporting tips.
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March 17, 2020 | 0 comments
Many residents of Northern California’s Humboldt County endure high levels of adversity and loads of toxic stress, leading to poor health behaviors and increased risk of serious health conditions.
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March 17, 2020 | 0 comments
Triple-digit temperatures are hitting the San Joaquin Valley at record frequency. For some 400,000 farmworkers in the San Joaquin Valley, the consequences could prove deadly.
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March 16, 2020 | 0 comments
While the overcrowded living conditions of farmworkers have been well reported, the Central California city of Salinas has yet to find a solution. 
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March 16, 2020 | 0 comments
When and why does ICE inject detainees with sedatives? And what kind of medications are officials using? A reporter seeks answers on a disturbing practice.
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March 11, 2020 | 0 comments
“We’ve evolved to seek information for situations we consider dangerous,” says misinformation expert Carl Bergstrom. “But by trying to get fresher information, you’re degrading the quality.”
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March 10, 2020 | 0 comments
Health Media Jobs & Opportunities: Healthline is looking for a copy editor.
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March 09, 2020 | 0 comments
There are nowhere near enough skilled health care workers to meet the sharpy growing demand in the years to come. What can be done?
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March 06, 2020 | 0 comments
“Locking up guns away from children really does keep them safe,” said Daniel Webster, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research.
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March 06, 2020 | 0 comments
My own morals and ethics frequently came into play, whether it was weighing the responsibility of protecting a source’s identity against the public’s need for transparency or deciding if a series... more
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March 05, 2020 | 0 comments
There are some states that do not require people with domestic violence convictions to surrender their firearms or prohibit them from possessing a gun. California does.



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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