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posted 10/29/2019
Veteran journalist and a public records wizard Sarah Cohen offers essential advice for how to be more effective in your records requests.
posted 10/24/2019
Ellen Gabler offered a candid portrait of the many roadblocks she faced while reporting her big story on a troubled pediatric heart surgery program at UNC.
posted 07/31/2019
The Harvard researcher who led a famous study of Romanian orphans tells reporters there are lots of science-based reasons to worry about separating migrant children from their families at the border.
posted 07/30/2019
“I think the common thread connecting these various actions that are happening largely out of the public eye is limiting supports for certain people — and for immigrants and families of color in particular.”
posted 07/30/2019
“I think the real power in narrative is finding really small stories, which in some ways may seem counterintuitive," acclaimed narrative journalist Alex Kotlowitz told reporters this week.
posted 03/27/2019
How do you make critically important — but potentially boring — stories resonate with your audience? KPCC's content chief Kristen Muller shares her station's approach.
posted 03/22/2019
A special briefing for California reporters on the 2020 Census exposes the huge potential costs of an undercount — and the massive campaign underway to avert such an outcome.
posted 03/19/2019
“For supporters of the ACA, we dodged a bullet,” said UCLA's Gerald Kominski. “However, just because the Dems won the House does not mean the ACA is safe at all.”
posted 03/18/2019
Dr. Damon Francis doesn’t shy away from sparring with a room full of journalists when he thinks the media is getting the story wrong.
posted 11/08/2018
Earlier is always better when it comes to interventions to help kids, right? Not necessarily, according to two recent meta-analyses from UK researchers.

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Veteran journalist and a public records wizard Sarah Cohen offers essential advice for how to be... more »
posted 10/29/19
Ellen Gabler offered a candid portrait of the many roadblocks she faced while reporting her big... more »
posted 10/24/19
The Harvard researcher who led a famous study of Romanian orphans tells reporters there are lots... more »
posted 07/31/19

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Posted by RyanWhite | Thursday, 2019-05-09, 11:04
Hi Kathleen, you can find Michael's stories at the following link: ...
Posted by RyanWhite | Friday, 2018-03-23, 09:08
Hi Laura, thanks for the catch. That sentence, now amended, should read: "When she combined this...
Posted by RyanWhite | Thursday, 2017-11-09, 14:11
Hi Jack, Feel free to send your email to editor@centerforhealthjournalism.org

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Living for decades on boats, Sausalito's anchor-outs face daily perils, ongoing health challenges and stepped-up police scrutiny.