The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Crispin Dowler

Crispin Dowler is a senior reporter for Unearthed, an investigative environmental journalism project funded by Greenpeace UK. He has published investigations on subjects including agriculture, pesticides, fisheries and air pollution. His stories have been picked up across the national media and internationally by publications and broadcasters including ITV, the BBC, RTL, the Guardian, the Financial Times, the Telegraph, and Le Monde. Before joining Unearthed he worked in specialist and local journalism, including as a reporter and bureau chief at the Health Service Journal. He has won awards from the Medical Journalists Association and the Periodicals Training Council, and been shortlisted for various other journalism prizes.

Summer Conference Event
 — Workshop

SCIENCE: Digging out Research Discoveries and Science Scoops

Much of core science reporting these days is driven by big science PR machine: major journals, universities and businesses bombard journalists with ready-to-print press releases that set the agenda and frame science and tech stories.