Ed Yong: What Even Counts as Science Writing Anymore?


“But the pandemic hasn’t just been a science story. It is an omnicrisis that has warped and upended every aspect of our lives.”

Ed Yong, award-winning science writer for The Atlantic and a Phil Lind Initiative speaker for our 2022 series on The Future of Media, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented science story that is intertwined in all aspects of life in his article for The Atlantic. Yong further remarks on science journalism’s insufficiencies in writing about COVID-19 and the need to adjust accordingly.

Read the full article here.