"Science Journalism Goes Global"
Op-Ed, Science, volume 324, page 1491
19 June 2009
Author: Cristine Russell, Senior Fellow, Environment and Natural Resources Program
Belfer Center Programs or Projects: Environment and Natural Resources
When swine flu struck swiftly in Mexico, it created a challenge not only for international public health officials but also for journalists around the world assigned to follow the unfolding story. They needed to explain, in the face of great uncertainty and a nonstop news cycle, what the novel influenza A (H1N1) virus was and the potential dangers it posed. It was a difficult story handled most capably by experienced health and science reporters.
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