Public Appearances


Women in Science: 50 Years after “Silent Spring”

A June 2013 public forum addresses the historic barriers and continuing challenges faced by women scientists seeking equal access to training and research opportunities. Panelists: Science journalist Lynne Friedmann; associate professor of medicine Dorothy Sears, Ph.D., UC San Diego School of Medicine; and physicist Christina Deckard, SPAWAR Systems Center. Sponsored by the Center for Ethics in Science and Technology (http://ethicscenter.net)

Lynne Friedmann

Lynne Friedmann is editor of ScienceWriters magazine, published by the National Association of Science Writers. As a science journalist and educator, she has organized dozens of seminars and conferences on journalism and science communications topics throughout the United States and internationally (Canada, Japan, Qatar). For more than a decade, she has been involved in science journalism training of Latin American reporters. She is a member of the organizing committee of the World Conference of Science Journalists which will take place for the first time in the United States (San Francisco) in 2017.

Published Work


Cross-Border Science Journalism Workshop
In April a select group of U.S. and Latin American science writers gathered in La Jolla, Calif. for a Cross-Border Science Journalism Workshop with the goal of improving cross-border science reporting.


Specialized Workshops Benefit Latin American Journalists
Journalists from eight countries in Latin America heard from geologists, scientists, physicians, and other earthquake experts about responding to a crisis, with special emphasis on new technologies that provide real-time reporting for international audiences.


Foreign journalists gather in La Jolla for International Media in Danger workshop
We take freedom of the press for granted, but in other parts of the world nations struggling for democracy may not share this value. According to IPI (International Press Institute), a global network of editors, media executives, and leading journalists, more than 1,000 journalists have been killed worldwide since 1997.


 

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ADVISORY COUNCIL

Bill Buzenberg

Bill Buzenberg

Bill Buzenberg has been a journalist and newsroom leader for more than 45 years. Most recently (2007-2015) he was executive director of the Washington, D.C.–based Center for Public Integrity, which Read More
Vicente Calderón

Vicente Calderón

Vicente Calderón With more than 30 years practicing journalism on both sides of the border, Vicente Calderón understands as few others do the dynamic and complex region that defines México Read More
Jeffrey Davidow

Jeffrey Davidow

Jeffrey Davidow Over the course of a 34-year career in the Foreign Service, Ambassador Jeffrey Davidow became one of America's most senior and well-respected diplomats. He has extensive experience in Read More
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Mark J. Davis

Mark J. Davis is an operations and finance executive with more than 20 years of business experience. After starting his career in finance with a Fortune 500 consumer products company, Read More
Jason-Fry

Jason Fry

Jason Fry is the author of "The Jupiter Pirates" young-adult space-fantasy series and a longtime "Star Wars" author. He spent 12 years at The Wall Street Journal Online, serving as Read More
Jon Funabiki

Jon Funabiki

Jon Funabiki's career spans journalism, philanthropy and academia. He is a Professor of Journalism and Executive Director of Renaissance Journalism (renjournalism.org) at San Francisco State University. He joined the university Read More
Kris Lindblad

Kris Lindblad

At 16, Kris Lindblad broke his back in an accident. While lying in bed with not much else to do, he taught himself to draw, mostly from Marvel comics. Two Read More
Richard

Richard Louv

Richard Louv is the author of eight books, including "Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder" and "The Nature Principle." Translated into 13 languages and published Read More
Catherine Mann

Catherine Mann

Catherine Mann has been an artist, illustrator and designer for more than 25 years. She began her career designing and illustrating for magazines and newspapers, including Entertainment Weekly, InStyle, Ladies' Read More
Scott Wahrenbrock

Scott Wahrenbrock

Scott Wahrenbrock was corporate counsel for The Copley Press, Inc., former publisher of The San Diego Union-Tribune, as well as various papers in Los Angeles, Illinois and Ohio. Counseling talented Read More
Laura Walcher

Laura Walcher

Laura Walcher is indisputably recognized as the doyenne of public relations in San Diego. Opening the doors of her first one-woman shop in 1974, she quickly built a client roster Read More
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Susan WhiteExecutive Editor

Susan White has edited or co-edited three Pulitzer Prize-winning projects at three different news organizations, working with a succession of talented reporters who are as obsessive as she is about Read More
Nancy Wyld

Nancy Wyld

Nancy Wyld spent 17 years at the San Diego Union-Tribune, where she was operations manager for its 400-person newsroom. She handled budgets, contract negotiations and vendor relations. She also oversaw Read More

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