See what today's young journalists are accomplishing and view opportunities. In the news: Scientific American features SEJ member Rebecca Burton on its SA Incubator blog.
NC's Senate is considering an industry-sponsored bill that would extend restrictions on undercover investigations beyond livestock operations to include other categories of industry. The state's Chamber of Commerce supports it, saying industries beyond agriculture want protection from the reporting of workplace abuses.
SEJ's crowdfunding campaign for 2013 conference fellowships closed June 7th. Thanks to the generosity of SEJ members and friends, we are able to offer several fellowships through a competitive process. If you are a professional journalist reporting on the environment, you may apply for a fellowship to help cover costs of attending SEJ's Oct 2-6 conference in Chattanooga. Deadline is June 24. Image (courtesy USFS): Snorkeling in the Conasauga River, site of Thursday tour #1.
Got sustainability? Registration is open for SEJ's 2013 conference, hosted by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Times Free Press. Save money and get your choice of the ever-popular Thurday tours — register by August 1 for the Early Bird discount. Peruse the agenda, lodging/travel details, and more. Photo (courtesy VW): 2013 VW Jetta Hybrid, one of the vehicles available to test-drive during Friday's auto show and alternative vehicle demo.