After Water Reporting Institute, Stories Keep Flowing
All over the University of Florida campus, researchers grapple with how to meet the world’s ever-increasing need for access to clean, fresh water. For a group that convened at the College of Journalism and Communications in November 2015, however, the challenge was how to convey water issues to the public.
At “Covering Water in a Changing World,” a McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute, journalists from print, digital and broadcast outlets around the country gathered to learn from UF scientists, visiting experts and communications professors, including Ann Christiano, UF’s Karel Endowed Chair for Public Interest Communications, and author Cynthia Barnett, UF’s Environmental Journalist in Residence, who organized the institute. Click here for more of the story.