Peru: Science Journalism and COVID-19
The UNIFE University in Lima, Peru, held a virtual conference on the role of scientific journalism during COVID-19. The main objective of the talk was to share with students and professionals the basic skills necessary for communicating science.
The event, held on May 27, 2021, featured the participation of key journalists from agencies such as El Comercio Newspaper, Deutsche Welle, Radio France, RPP, and Mitzi Macias, representing Voice of America Latin America Service.
Participants and experts discussed the elements of good science reporting, news and features, understanding scientific data, preparing an effective interviews, and appreciation for enhancing science literacy.