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posted 01/22/2018
With our new blog “The Health Divide,” our aim is to inspire conversations and help journalists portray how larger forces outside of the doctor’s office can shape community health.
posted 12/12/2017
The newly announced Center for Health Journalism Impact Fund will provide reporting grants of up to $10,000 news outlets, news collaboratives or individual reporters to undertake investigative or explanatory health reporting projects in California.
posted 11/09/2017
In recent months, Fresno School Board President Brooke Ashjian has launched a series of attacks on Fresno Bee reporter Mackenzie Mays over her reporting on the district's failure to provide basic sex ed to students.
posted 11/02/2017
For two decades, New America Media nurtured journalists for ethnic media outlets and helped make the concerns of America’s ethnic communities part of the national conversation.
posted 10/25/2017
The Center for Health Journalism  at USC Annenberg will bring 10 California journalists to Los Angeles this month for the 2017 California Data Fellowship, which helps reporters learn the skills to become investigative health data reporters and produce ambitious journalism projects.
posted 07/16/2017
The USC Center for Health Journalism welcomes 24 journalists from around the nation to its National Fellowships and awards them reporting grants of $2,000 to $10,000.
posted 11/12/2016

At The Center for Health Journalism, we believe in the power of engagement to advance journalism. In fact, we could be accused of being evangelists on the topic.

posted 06/28/2016

The Center for Health Journalism will soon welcome 23 talented reporters from across the nation for our 2016 National Fellowship. Here's a look at this year's focus and the reporters who will be joining us.

posted 03/15/2016

Peggy Girshman, a visionary journalist beloved by many and a longtime friend of our center, died Monday. She was a gifted leader, generous mentor, and a funny, endearing presence to those lucky enough to work with her.

posted 03/02/2016

Next week, the Center for Health Journalism will host 21 reporters for our 2016 California Fellowship. Fellows and their newsrooms partner with our Center to produce ambitious projects on health topics. Here's a look at the talented crew that will be joining us.

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In-Depth Reporting - awarded by Inter-American Press Association
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Michelle Levander's Blog

With our new blog “The Health Divide,” our aim is to inspire conversations and help journalists... more »
posted 01/22/18
The newly announced Center for Health Journalism Impact Fund will provide reporting grants of up... more »
posted 12/12/17
In recent months, Fresno School Board President Brooke Ashjian has launched a series of attacks... more »
posted 11/09/17

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Posted by Michelle Levander | Friday, 2015-01-16, 09:31
Thanks, Martha, for helping bring this important issue home. I expect to hear more of these...
Posted by Michelle Levander | Wednesday, 2014-11-12, 21:21
Kyle: ...
Posted by Michelle Levander | Thursday, 2013-02-28, 22:35
Thanks, Jeff. I agree!