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Harvard Medical School Announces 2017 Media Fellowships

Harvard Medical School’s Media Fellowship program, now entering its 20th year, is accepting applications for its spring 2017 sessions. The fellowships bring together top health and science journalists and preeminent researchers and physician-scientists for a weeklong educational immersion on the HMS campus in Boston.

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News Media Registration Open for ENDO 2017: The 99th Annual Meeting & EXPO in Orlando, FL

Members of the media can now register to cover the latest advances in hormone health and science at ENDO 2017, the Endocrine Society’s 99th Annual Meeting & Expo. The meeting will be held April 1-4, in Orlando, FL.

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​Not Just Funny: Satirical News Has Serious Political Effects

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Satirical news programs, often dismissed as mere entertainment, have real political effects on the people who watch them, new research suggests.A study found that people chose satirical news that matched their pre-existing attitudes – liberal or conservative – and that watching satirical news reinforced those attitudes as much as watching serious news.

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Call for Proposals: Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting

The Goodman Institute is currently seeking proposals for investigative stories that serve the public interest. The application deadline is Monday, February 20.

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Pulitzer Center Panel Features Front-Line Journalists on Cuba

The Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications will host an impressive slate of journalists with recent reporting experience in Cuba for a panel discussion about the country’s uncertain future.The panel discussion is part of Medill’s new partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a nonprofit organization, based in Washington D.

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Medill, Foley Foundation Offer Safety Guide for Journalists

Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications and the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation — with partners Reporters Without Borders and A Culture of Safety Alliance — have published an online curriculum guide for college journalism educators to teach students about the growing risk of reporting on conflicts, terrorism and violent unrest around the world.

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Hip-Hop Artist Ryan Lewis Surprises, Delights Gonzaga Students in Conversation on Leadership in Arts

SPOKANE, Wash. – Some 200 Gonzaga University students erupted in applause Wednesday night when Ryan Lewis of the popular hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis appeared as the surprise guest for the Comprehensive Leadership Program’s Fishbowl conversation.

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Gun Violence in PG-13 Movies Continues to Climb Past R-Rated Films

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The amount of gun violence in top-grossing PG-13 movies, which can be seen by children of all ages, has continued to exceed the gun violence in the biggest box-office R-rated films, a new analysis published in the journal Pediatrics shows.

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Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Research, patient stories

Mass. Eye and Ear Launches Health Blog Related to Ear, Nose, Throat and Eye Care

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Massachusetts Eye and Ear has launched a health blog to provide stories and insight from experts in otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat, head and neck care) and ophthalmology (eye care) to those interested in the hospital’s mission and areas of expertise. The online publication, named Focus, covers a range of topics in the form of expert commentary on common conditions, profiles of medical and research trainees, research findings and patient stories.

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Indiana University Researchers Launch Tool to Understand Spread of Fake News

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The Observatory on Social Media at Indiana University has launched a powerful new tool in the fight against fake news. The tool, called Hoaxy, visualizes how claims in the news -- and fact checks of those claims -- spread online through social networks.







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