Scientist: Alok Jha

Alok Jha ProfilAlok Jha is a science correspondent for The Economist, writing on everything from cosmology to particle physics and stem cells to climate change. Before that, he was science correspondent for ITN and the Guardian, covering daily news and current affairs for more than a decade. He has also written and presented multiple TV and radio documentary series for the BBC and podcasts for the Guardian and others. In 2018, he spent a year as a Wellcome fellow, researching storytelling formats for complex topics. He has reported from all over the world, including live from Antarctica, and is also the author of three popular science books, including The Water Book (Headline, 2015).

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Climate change & storytelling: challenges for the (post) Covid-19 era

End of 2019: Climate change, technological innovation and sustainability are among the priority subjects for the European Science-Media Hub (ESMH) to cover, as they get increasing attention in the media and they have a prominent place in the EU policy agenda. End of May 2020: European Parliament, Strasbourg: a hundred of young enthusiastic science communicators ...

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An Expert’s opinion : Interview with Alok Jha about Climate change

"Journalists, and particularly science journalists, need to be fair, transparent and analytical" Interview with Alok Jha,  science correspondent for The Economist, writing on everything from cosmology to particle physics and stem cells to climate change. Most science stories needed today and dealt with by the media are very complex and require not only specialist skills ...