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Improving climate change coverage in news

Jan 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm3:00 pm

Join the International Arctic Research Center for January’s research salon panel discussion on working together to improve climate change coverage in the news. Hear perspectives from a journalist, a climate scientist and a communication scientist:

  • Lois Parshley– investigative magazine journalist covering the intersection of geopolitics and science. Currently the Snedden Chair of Journalism at the University of Fairbanks, she’s a former Knight-Wallace fellow and National Geographic Young Explorer. Her work has been published at the New Yorker, The Atlantic, Harper’s, VQR, Granta, Businessweek, Popular Science, and Wired, among others, and in 2018 won both a Mirror Award and the Bricker Award for Science Writing in Medicine.
  • Rick Thoman– Alaska climate specialist and regular media contact for Alaska weather and climate issues. Over 4,000 media mentions in the last year.
  • Kristin Timm– PhD candidate in communication at George Mason University where her dissertation investigates news coverage of NCA4.

Light refreshments will be provided.

IARC Salon is a monthly seminar series coordinated annually by one of IARC’s students. For more information contact this year’s graduate student organizers Sherri Wall and Liz Bowman.

Join remotely via zoom.


Jan 23, 2020
2:00 pm–3:00 pm
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2160 Koyukuk Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99775 United States