Aug. 18, 2017: National Observer

In an interview with the National Observer of Canada, Dan talks about the promise and perils facing science journalism in an age of science denial.

May 22, 2017; New York Public Library

Dan talks about journalism, libraries and the 30th anniversary of the New York Public Library’s Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Feb. 3, 2017: Story in the Public Square

Dan talks about denialism, Toms River and the future of science journalism on public broadcasting’s “Story in the Public Square”.

April 29, 2016: New York Times

Should a huge mine reopen in the middle of the world’s most important monarch butterfly reserve? In an op-ed in the New York Times, Dan explores the dilemma facing the luckless, poverty-stricken Mexican town of Angangueo. It’s part of the research for his next book.

Feb. 14, 2016: New York Times

Almost three years after its initial publication, Toms River is now a New York Times bestseller, ranking seventh on the ebook nonfiction list and twentieth on the combined nonfiction list.

December, 2015: Beijing News, China Times

Two major newspapers, one in China and one in Taiwan, have each just named Toms River a ‘Book of the Year’ for 2015. The awards came from the Beijing News and the China Times. Two Chinese-language editions of Toms River, one for mainland China and the other for overseas Chinese, were published earlier in 2015.

May 28, 2015: The World Science Festival

Dan speaks about Toms River and the power of science-based storytelling at the “Science and Story” panel of the World Science Festival.

June 11, 2015; World Conference of Science Journalists

Dan’s keynote address to the World Conference of Science Journalists in South Korea explored the challenging road ahead for science journalism in a digital age.

April 26, 2015: National Academy of Sciences

Dan speaks to the 152nd annual meeting of the National Academy of Sciences about the challenges of science reporting and the science of Toms River.

April 1, 2015: Brian Lehrer Show

On the Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC, Dan takes calls and talks about what really happened in Toms River in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, and what we can learn from it today.