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Reporters Kameel Stanley and Ed Williams discuss ethics in journalism, with a focus on communities in crisis. They emphasize how taking the time to understand a community can lead to more compelling reporting.
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As the country faces the possibility of massive Medicaid cuts, a pair of experts and an ace Medicaid reporter offered tips on how to navigate the fast-developing story in our latest Health Matters webinar.
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"To what extent do you give a fair voice to the uninformed opinion?" one reporter asked. “But who am I to say that they don’t have a voice? That’s always been a bit of a challenge to me.”
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The USC Center for Health Journalism welcomes 24 journalists from around the nation to its National Fellowships and awards them reporting grants of $2,000 to $10,000.
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California has been particuarly aggressive in its data-driven effort to curb high C-section rates at hospitals throughout the state. The results from early pilot projects have been promising.
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Instability and sharp premium increases are roiling health exchanges across the country. As insurers submit their rate requests, here's what our expert panel said reporters should bear in mind.
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How do you cover issues of transgender health with sensitivity and thoughtfulness? Journalist Keren Landman explains how she got up to speed as she first approached the beat.
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Community engagement innovators Jesse Hardman and Cole Goins spoke to 2017 California Fellows this week on novel strategies for engaging communities throughout the reporting process.
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“It’s nuts in Washington right now,” said Noam Levey of The Los Angeles Times. So, how does a local reporter tackle this huge national health policy story?
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Narrative journalist Eli Saslow has an uncanny gift for capturing intimate, authentic moments in people's lives. He shared his methods with our 2017 California Fellows this week.

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The pandemic is far from over but crucial COVID-19 protections and benefits are gone. In our next webinar, we'll explore the end of renter protections, unemployment benefits and other emergency relief, and what it means for the nation’s pandemic recovery and the health and well-being of low-income people and their communities. Glean story ideas and crucial context. Sign-up here!

Are you passionate about helping journalists understand and illuminate the social factors that contribute to health and health disparities at a time when COVID-19 has highlighted the costs of such inequities? Looking to play a big role in shaping journalism today in the United States?  Apply now for one of our positions. 

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