Training in Science and Health Journalism

Science outreach / Journalism

Of the 50 thousand journalists working in Brazil, only 250 write about science, and few are, in fact, specialized. Seeking to improve the Brazilian press scenario on the subject, Folha de S. Paulo promotes the 6th Training Program in Science and Health Journalism. In the 2020 format, the course will last three months, during which participants will attend lectures with scientists who work in Brazil and abroad, doctors and public health specialists, Folha reporters, and editors. The most frequent topics in the news will be covered in depth, from the effectiveness of vaccines to suborbital flights. Exercises and activities will be used to train how to choose an agenda among scientific papers, put together a teaching infographic, choose reliable sources, write in an accessible way without clichés, etc.

Amount invested

Grant 2021: R$ 200.000,00
Grant 2023: R$ 100.000,00
  • Topics
  • Folha de S.Paulo
  • journalism
  • Science and health
  • Trainee