The Global Science Journalism Report 2021

SciDev.Net in collaboration with SciComm X and other recognized partners conducted a report that investigates the working conditions and climate of opinion among science journalists around the world and is part of the activities for commemorating the 20th anniversary of SciDev.Net.

The 2021 questionnaire consisted of 39 questions – 21 closed, 17 mixed (closed + open option), and one open question.

The survey was designed by Martin Bauer from the London School of Economics (UK), Luisa Massarani from SciDev.Net ( and the Brazilian Institute of Public Communication of Science and Technology/House of Oswaldo Cruz/Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Brazil), and Marta Entradas from ISCTE–Lisbon University Institute (Portugal). The World Federation of Science Journalists is a partner of this initiative. The Center for Ethics in Science and Journalism (Italy), the Australian National Centre of Public Awareness of Science, and SciComm X also collaborated with this initiative.

Download the report