Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

CASW Periscope

Contested illnesses pose extraordinary challenges for science journalists, because the scientific consensus we aim to present simply doesn’t exist for most questions. Science journalists thus have a heavy lift figuring out what the science truly says and making sure they neither elevate fringe views nor suppress legitimate arguments. And because... more
Science reporting is lacking in many places, including Nigeria. But journalist Abdullahi Tsanni and his colleagues are determined to change this through new venues, such as the African Science Literacy Network (ASLN), a program that pairs journalists with scientists across Nigeria, who collaborate on science stories published in the media. Still... more