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Following the Science: Health and Science Reporting From Inside a Crisis

The Covid-19 pandemic has made all of us follow science and heath reports like never before, reinforcing the importance of the work that health and science reporters do.

Meet some of the people behind the headlines, sharing their experience of covering the health and science beat during a global pandemic: from misinformation to reliable sources, from scientific and government reports to witnessing human resilience and tragedy.

We thank The Association of British Science Writers and The European Federation for Science Journalism for helping us with organising this talk.

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This keynote talk will be streamed live on our Youtube channel.

11 July 2020 – Health and Science discussion

14:00–15:15
Health and Science discussion

Clare Wilson

Clare Wilson is an award-winning medical reporter at New Scientist, the world’s leading science and technology magazine and website. Clare reports on everything life-science-related, from Ageing to Zika, and her life now revolves around covering coronavirus.

Jop de Vrieze

Jop de Vrieze is an award winning investigative science journalist based in Amsterdam working for national as well as international media. He has a background in infectious disease epidemiology and science communication.

Shaun Lintern

Shaun Lintern is health correspondent for The Independent where he covers daily health news as well as carrying out investigations. He was named Health Journalist of The Year in 2020 by the Society of Editors.
  • 11 July 2020 14.00–15.15
Location: Live stream on CIJ Youtube channel
Discussion
All levels
Coronavirus
Science
This event will be recorded