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Health Matters Webinar Series


USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism's Center for Health Journalism Digital

Grant Period:

Nov 01, 2014 - Oct 31, 2020



Summary of the Project:

A NIHCM Foundation Journalism Grant supports the “Health Matters” webinar series, which provides participants with story ideas and context on topics of critical importance in community health, health policy and reform. The Center’s presentations foster smarter, more deeply informed health journalism nationwide and meet a critical need for reporters who often otherwise don’t have the time for such nuance and engagement.

About the Grantee:

USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Digital is an online community dedicated to fostering great health and medical coverage. Through original columns, essays and webinars, the Center for Health Journalism Digital helps journalists translate policy topics into engaging stories that resonate with policymakers and community members.

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