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ECSJ 2016

3rd European Conference of Science Journalists

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3rd European Conference of Science Journalists 2016

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Saturday 23 July 09:30-17:00, Manchester Central, Manchester, M2 3GX, UK

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The 3rd European Conference of Science Journalists (ECSJ) was be held as a satellite event at EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF).   The Conference jointly organized by the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW) and the European Union of Science Journalist Associations (EUSJA), replaced the ABSW’s biennial UK Conference of Science Journalists, extending its reach to journalists throughout Europe.

Background

The 1st European Conference of Science Journalists was held as a satellite event to ESOF 2014 in Denmark.   The event, jointly organized by the Danish Science Journalists’ Association (DV) and the European Union of Science Journalists’ Associations (EUSJA), discussed new ways to improve the status of science in broadcast media, how to start your own science publication, the opportunities of investigative journalism, the ethical balance between science journalism and science communication and new initiatives for improvement of gender balance for science in the media.
 
The 2nd European Conference of Science Journalists, organized by the Hungarian Club of Science Journalists and EUSJA, was held in Budapest as part of the World Science Forum in 2015.   The conference examined stakeholder-driven communication, the communication of infectious diseases, the reporting of climate change and the role of the journalist as an entrepreneur. 
 
3rd European Conference of Science Journalists Programme
 
The 3rd ECSJ had four key aims:
 
To discuss and debate contemporary issues in science journalism
• To encourage and provide skills for newcomers
• To promote professional development
• To enable journalists to link with colleagues, encouraging journalistic entrepreneurship 
 
The ABSW and EUSJA welcomed over 150 delegates to Manchester to meet with colleagues old and new and discover the common themes and issues affecting science journalists today and into the future.  
 
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