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posted 04/21/2014

The Verification Handbook is now freely available online at a verificationhandbook.com. It's available in html, PDF, ePub, or Kindle versions, and is billed as a resource for both journalists and aid providers.

posted 07/17/2013

Publicly available data from NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC) includes information from 17,000 current and recent U.S. workers who supplied information on their industry, occupation, and workplace health conditions and exposures.

posted 05/07/2013

An article in PubMed Health suggests good questions to ask when reading health news. Pretty basic stuff, but true.

posted 05/24/2012

The University of California-San Francisco medical school is now the nation's largest to make its faculty research free and available to the public. What does that mean for you?

posted 09/19/2011

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press today published the 6th Edition of its Open Government Guide, a comprehensive overview of open records and open meetings laws in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

posted 03/28/2011

A few months ago, I conducted a seminar on using library resources for public health reporting. It was presented to students in the UC Berkeley School of Journalism's Reporting on Public Health class.

Michael Sholinbeck's Blog

The Verification Handbook is now freely available online at a verificationhandbook.com. It's... more »
posted 04/21/14
Publicly available data from NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC)... more »
posted 07/17/13
An article in PubMed Health suggests good questions to ask when reading health news. Pretty basic... more »
posted 05/07/13

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Posted by msholinb | Friday, 2012-05-25, 16:28
PLoS is a great org! And, I urge everyone to sign the petition: http://wh.gov/6TH. Thanks,-m.
Posted by msholinb | Wednesday, 2012-02-15, 13:00
Although creating maps using GIS requires some expertise, there are sites out there that will...