Nov. 6 2017: Samford University

Delivering the J. Roderick Davis Lecture to a crowd of more than 500 at Samford University in Alabama, Dan described urgent, and related, crises in journalism and the Earth’s environment.

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.