March 25, 2016
An Interview With Chris Mooney on the Art of Science Journalism


Chris Mooney
The Washington Post

Gavin Schmidt (NASA - GISS) and Maya Tolstoy (LDEO - DEES) will interview highly acclaimed journalist and author Chris Mooney on the inside secrets of science journalism, how to get coverage of your science that may not have apparent or immediate societal rele vance, what pitfalls to avoid, and why telling the stories of science is so critically important in today’s information world. They will also explore the intersection of politics and science, a topic that Mooney wrote about in his New York Times best selling book “The Republican War on Science”, with particular emphasis on coverage of climate change and evolution.