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posted 09/22/2009

I'm thrilled to have been selected to receive a Dennis A. Hunt Health Journalism grant, and look forward to meeting my fellow fellows at the upcoming October conference. As a freelancer, this grant will, quite simply, enable me to do in depth reporting that I could not have otherwise. My project will examine the history of industrial contamination in a small California city, and a unique effort by federal and local officials to forge solutions. The work is slated to be published in the Christian Science Monitor, and a chain of bi-lingual, Hispanic-English newspapers.

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posted 09/22/09

Janet Wilson's Work

Living and working 10 minutes from the industrial hub of downtown Los Angeles, the Martin family has suffered illness after illness. Journalist Janet Wilson set out to find out why. 

It’s not easy for journalists to undertake testing on humans, nor should it be. But there are stories and situations where it is definitely warranted. Veteran journalist Janet Wilson draws from her own reporting experience to offer tips for your own work.

Maywood, Calif., has created a "culture of participation" to help solve its pollution problems, particularly contaminated water.