Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 11:07pm
Use your health reporting skills in any of the positions listed on Career GPS this week.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 4:30am
Jose Arreola’s parents told him at age five that he couldn’t speak Spanish in public, and couldn’t tell anyone where the family was from, or his mom and dad could be taken away....
Monday, April 22, 2013 - 4:00am
We should be happy to have our death records become part of the public record after we die. It’s good for scientific research. It’s good for genealogical research. It’s good for journalism, too, as the Hartford Courant points out.
Friday, April 19, 2013 - 9:30am
As Monday’s events developed in Boston and the number of questions, injuries and unverified headlines rose, USC journalism professor Robert Hernandez was Tweeting about new multimedia tools and how they can assist the spread of information.
Friday, April 19, 2013 - 4:00am
I had never heard of Dr. Bharat Aggarwal before last week. Nor had I heard the term “meritless thuggery.” Now the two phrases are bouncing around in my head like a Tegan and Sara song.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 12:00am
Extend your job search to include communication specialist positions within the health field.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 5:15pm
One way in which health reporters can be useful right now is to seek guidance from mental health experts on coping with trauma. So what types of advice and observations have media outlets offered so far? Here's a sampling.
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 9:40pm
While the horrific toll from Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings is still being measured, scores of reporters are on the front lines interviewing witnesses and survivors as the nation collectively tries to come to terms with Monday’s tragedy....
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 6:35pm
"Reporters may experience the same type of denial that firefighters do -- that they can't be harmed by what they're witnessing," says Dr. Vincent Covello. "You're expected to be above and beyond what you're doing."
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 4:00am
Suppose you arrive at work only to be told by your editor that today you're writing about a questionable new study claiming that radiation from the nuclear meltdown in Japan is causing thyroid disorders in U.S. babies. How should you proceed?
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 3:57am
Ever since James Garner, the face of the “Real Food for Real People” beef campaign, suffered a heart attack in 1988, there has been nothing but bad publicity about red meat.
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 11:38pm
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Friday, April 12, 2013 - 10:00am
A new report finds a 10 percent drop in those getting insurance from their employer over the past decade. Many are asking whether the Affordable Care Act will reverse or accelerate that trend.
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 4:00am
When an online news service wrote a story about potential health effects in the U.S. from the nuclear meltdown in Japan, people were frightened. The article was an act of fearmongering that could've been easily avoided.
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 12:32pm
California sits atop an enormous shale deposit, raising the prospect of significant fracking activity. State regulators and lawmakers are looking to adopt new regulations. How much financial muscle is the oil and natural gas industry flexing in the decision being made about fracking in California?