Representatives from 14 international, national, and regional organisations from around the world meeting in Brazil have agreed to form a World Federation of Science Journalists, recognizing the increasing international nature of science communication.
The new organization is designed to bridge scientists and society worldwide by creating a network for the exchange of information, improving access to scientific and technical sources and facilitating training and education of journalists particularly those in the developing world. Our goal is to promote and improve the quality, accuracy and presence of science reporting in all types of media.
The founders have adopted a constitution that will allow membership through journalists associations in all fields of science, including: technology, health and environment.
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