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WFSJWorld Federation of Science Journalists
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During his speech at the opening ceremony of the conference, President of the WFSJ, Mohammed Yahia, said that the federation has 61 member associations in 50 countries, representing more than 10,000 science journalists.
Se constituye como entidad profesional que agrupa a comunicadores cientificos, periodistas especializados, cientificos, divulgadores y editores del ambito catalan con interes por comunicar la informacion cientifica en los medios escritos y audiovisuales La Associacio Catalana de Comunicacio Cientifica pertenece a EUSJA (European Union of Science Journalists' Associations), a WFSJ (World Federation of Science Journalists), a COSCE (Confederacion de Sociedades Cientificas de Espana) y a FECYT (Fundacion Espanola para la Ciencia y la Tecnologia).
de/); miembro de la Junta Directiva de la Asociacion de Escritores Cientificos (TELI) (; representante de TELI ante la Union Europea de Asociaciones de Periodistas Cientificos (EUSJA) ( y cofundador de la Federacion Mundial de Periodistas Cientificos (WFSJ) (
My assumption is that there are around 10 to 15 journalists who do cover science policies and have this level of education awareness about topics they are covering." One more thing that makes science reporting a hard task is the scientific jargon that pops up in the media, which Amin says should be translated into "simple terms in Arabic to be useful for journalists who will be using it." Mohamed Yehia, president of the World Federation for Science Journalists (WFSJ), agrees with Amin, explaining that uninteresting coverage makes people reluctant to read about science, so media outlets decrease their science coverage.
29 (Petra) -- Jordan will host on October 8th, a World Federation of Science Journalists WFSJ conference with the participation of 90 journalists from 40 countries.