Elisabetta Tola

Ph.D. in Microbiology, science and data journalist., Formicablu and Facta.eu

Formicablu and Facta.eu

Ph.D. in Microbiology, science and data journalist.



Tow-Knight fellow 2019 for entrepreneurial journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, New York. Founder of Facta, a non profit project based on bringing the scientific methodology into journalism, with a focus on the Mediterranean region.

Co-founder of the Italian science communication agency formicablu and of datajournalism.it, a laboratory for data driven stories and tools. Freelance for national/international magazines, contributor for the datajournalism section of AGI. Co-author of the international multimedia projects Seedversity.org and SEEDcontrol on global agro-ecology and Hearing voices, respectively supported by EJC and Journalismfund. Radio presenter at Radio3scienza, RAI Radio3, the Italian national public radio. Media trainer and lecturer on digital journalism and verification (Google News Lab 2015-17; MCS Sissa; Master in giornalismo, Bologna). Consultant for digital communication strategies with EU funded projects and with International organizations.

7 October 2019

A New Era for Climate Change Reporting

11 September 2017

Methods and Tools for Digital Journalism

23 May 2017

Spotlight on the Mediterranean

4 March 2016

Covering Human Stories: Formats, Newsgathering and Storytelling