Knight course on food reporting open [Worldwide]
Journalists interested in food-related reporting can apply for a spot in this course.
The Knight Science Journalism program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is accepting applications for its 2013 Food Boot Camp, which will take place at MIT's campus in Cambridge March 26 - 29.
Ten to 12 journalists will be chosen to attend the course. Those selected will be reimbursed for up to US$750 in travel expenses, and will be provided accommodations and most meals.
The boot camp will explore topics including obesity and malnutrition, farming and food-borne illnesses. The course will address the underlying science and the overlying social, economic and political factors behind these issues.
Applicants may be freelance or staff reporters, writers, editors or producers, and must have at least three years of full-time experience in journalism.
The application deadline is February 1.
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