Secretive and neglected – that just about sums up news media’s attitude to the nuclear weapons file. Increasingly nuclear is becoming a hot story with the collapse of arms control agreements. To encourage more informed coverage Atomic Reporters is commissioning investigative reporting to help lift the veil on the subject. Journalists are being offered an… Read More Journalism Fellowships 2019 – deadline approaching fast
Atomic Reporters is offering an opportunity for qualified journalists to apply for the “This Is Not a Drill” investigative reporting fellowships. The fellowships are being offered as part of a journalism program organized in partnership with the Stanley Foundation which included the 2019 “This is Not a Drill” journalism workshop held on the one-year anniversary… Read More CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Journalism Fellowships 2019
Article published on January 13th, 2019, by Timothy Hurley in the Star Advertiser.… Read More 38 Minutes of Terror
Lessons for emergency preparedness a year after Hawaii’s false alert. Article published on January 14th, 2019, by Kristyn Karl, Ashley Lytle and Alex Wellerstein in the Washington Post. A year ago Sunday, at 8:07 a.m. local time, thousands of people in Hawaii received a terrifying message on their cellphones from the state’s Emergency Management Agency:… Read More A nuclear bomb might not kill you. But not knowing how to respond might.