Covering Health Care — Covid and Beyond

Event Date: 
June 17, 2021

Develop your science editing skills through this companion webinar series to the science editing handbook. Each event features several leading science journalists who will dive deep into topics including source diversity and development, covering health issues and handling controversial topics. This six-webinar series will empower you with the insights, knowledge, tips and resources all editors need to meet the highest standards of science journalism. This project was made possible thanks to support from the Kavli Foundation and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Department of Science Education.

Why Attend?

  • Develop your skills as an editor of science journalism through these topical webinars, which will provide advice and tips on how to meet the challenges you face
  • Develop best practices in science reporting and editing
  • Spot faulty reporting or flawed science
  • Help your reporters tell compelling science stories

See schedule here.

Third webinar: Covering Health Care — Covid and Beyond

Even before Covid, health stories are among the most-read science stories — and often, the easiest to get wrong. From studies to nutrition to vaccines, learn how to inoculate your health coverage from manipulation, misunderstanding or downright misinformation.


  • Carmel Shachar
  • Erin Brodwin
  • Katherine J. Wu

When: Thursday, June 17, 2021, 1-2:30pm ET

It's free! Register here.

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