Networking and Promoting Science

Science Journalism Today

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How can science journalists tell their stories in an exciting fashion, appeal to the readership, and present them with the help of multimedia?

Projects supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung are searching for answers to this question.
In a confusing world, journalistic reporting about science and facts plays an important role: be it the documentation and analysis or the assessment and interpretation of our knowledge. Only those who are well-informed can make their voices heard. This applies particularly to times in which society talks about post-truth phenomena and public discourse apparently no longer manages to reach certain parts of society or target groups.
Good science journalism should therefore enable the participation of many well-informed citizens in the public debate. This is done at its best with knowledge of the subject, a claim to seriousness, a journalistic sense for fascinating stories, and powerful presentation.

On this page you can find out more about the goals, programs, and results of our funding of the last couple of years. Apart from insights into the exciting world of science, you can also learn more about the tools of outstanding and innovative science journalism.
Our funding programs have brought forth more than 30 journalistic reports and projects - ranging from book publications, interactive websites, and multimedia news articles to radio features including virtual reality experiences.

The topics of the various projects focus on the following questions: What are the consequences of scientific advancements in medicine? How do people change their environment and what are the effects? What are the ethical and moral implications resulting from our curiosity to explore? How does science journalism work, and how does knowledge develop in our society anyway?

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Programs for Science Journalism
The Robert Bosch Stiftung supports high-quality science journalism with the aim of empowering as many people as possible to become engaged in the public discourse in a qualified and knowledge-based manner.

Be it print, online, radio or TV - our programs have already reached many journalists with a passion for science.