The five-week workshop for alumni of the Climate School and the School of Professional Studies will be taught by science journalist Claudia Dreifus.
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The project will boost newsroom capacity to go beyond reporting on disasters after they strike, to envision preventative and adaptive solutions.
Journalist Cheryl Philips described using publicly accessible records of infrastructure assessments done by the Department of Transportation in Washington State to map the most vulnerable bridges and to tell the story behind a bridge that collapsed, killing several people. John Bohannon of Science Magazine used iPython coding to send a fake journal article to close to 200 open access journals in a sting operation to uncover the lack of peer review of a clearly flawed article.