Search form

Sections

Fellowship Story Showcase

Explore our 899 stories.

As part of the California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowship, journalists work with a senior fellow to develop a special project. Recent projects have examined health disparities by ZIP code in the San Francisco Bay Area, anxiety disorders and depression in the Hispanic immigrant community in Washington state, and the importance of foreign-born doctors to health care in rural communities.
This series, originally published by the Arizona Republic, was produced by the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism and the National Health Journalism Fellowship, programs of the University of Southern California's Annenberg School of Journalism. Other pieces in this series include:...
Reaching Spanish speakers with information about car seat safety is critical as Hispanic children in the U.S. are killed or injured in car accidents at significantly higher rates than other children.
A look inside the Tuscon classroom where parents and grandparents will soon be able to learn how to install car seats properly. The training initiative started after a report found that 4 in 5 parents are doing it wrong, with significant safety hazards to children as a result.
The Arizona Republic highlights reporter Bob Ortega's investigation into car seat safety, which found a glaring need for more information, particularly in Spanish-speaking communities. But beyond merely reporting the issue, Ortega's series led to a widespread project to boost awareness.
This series, originally published by the Arizona Republic, was produced by the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism and the National Health Journalism Fellowship, programs of the University of Southern California's Annenberg School of Journalism. Other pieces in this series include:...
Roughly four out of five parents don't install car seats correctly, and the results can be disastrous. A new investigative series by The Arizona Republic finds that Hispanic and Native American children were from two times to as much as 10 times likelier not to be properly restrained.
This series, originally published by the Arizona Republic, was produced by the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism and the National Health Journalism Fellowship, programs of the University of Southern California's Annenberg School of Journalism. Other pieces in this series include:...
Brigham Young University professor Michael Dunn, left, works with Rancho Markets’ Jorge Morales to make tortillas fortified with folic acid in Provo, Utah. Dunn is conducting experiments that could lead the Food and Drug Administration to allow fortification of corn masa — a staple grain in Hispanic diets. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)
A food scientist’s experiments could lead to the addition of the vitamin folic acid to corn-masa flour, a move that could help stop a growing number of fatal birth defects in three Washington counties.
“Sometimes I think I’m just about to fall asleep,” said Juana Garcia, a mother with five children, two chronic diseases, one waterless home and zero income. “But then I start thinking, what am I going to do about water? Will I last much longer here? Yes, mentally I get very stressed out.”
KNITTYMARIE VIA FLICKR CREATIVE COMMONS
This article, originally broadcast by Valley Public Radio, was reported as a project for the California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships at USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

Pages

Announcements

Our upcoming webinar will explain what’s driving huge increases in drug prices, how these costs impact patients, and suggest ways in which journalists can cover this evolving story. Sign up HERE.

We are launching a new all-expenses-paid Fellowship in December 2015 to introduce 10 California journalists to the wealth of health data sources that can inform and elevate their reporting. The Fellowship includes a $1,000 reporting stipend and six months of mentoring.

CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY

Member Activities

Kristin Gourlay has shared a story

Read it.

Anna Romano has shared a blog post

Read it.

William Heisel has shared a blog post

Read it.

Kim Carollo joined the community

Connect with Kim Carollo

Ryan White has shared a blog post

Read it.
More Member Activities

Follow Us

ReportingHealth

Reporting on Underserved Communities



How can journalists and foundations collaborate to deepen and improve reporting on underserved communities? Our USC Annenberg School of Journalism program in collaboration with The California Endowment, the Wyncote Foundation and Media Impact Funders, convened 75 leaders from both fields.

Read More »