The Guardian: a commitment to science journalism pays

If the editors and senior producers gathered at the World Congress of Science Journalists to debate whether science journalism is in crisis were generally unconvincing in their assertions that science journalism is actually in good shape, one presentation showed what can be achieved when a media organisation makes science coverage a priority.

Ian Katz (photo: Guardian)
Ian Katz (photo: Guardian)

The Guardian’s deputy editor, Ian Katz, said the paper’s early commitment to environmental reporting had won it not only praise but readers of the print edition and the website (which attracts 27 million readers each month).

Click on the player below to listen to Katz’s presentation at the WCSJ