Got sustainability? Registration for SEJ's 2013 conference, hosted by the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Times Free Press, is open for SEJ members only (you'll need your log-in info) until May 22nd. Save money and get your choice of the ever-popular Thurday tours. Peruse the agenda, lodging/travel details, and more. Photo courtesy Chattanooga Area CVB.
SEJ takes action on FOI issues: 1) On April 25, 2013 a delegation from SEJ met with US EPA's public-affairs brass to discuss the agency's chronic stonewalling of journalists' requests for interviews and information. Here's a report. 2) The Justice Department secretly obtains phone records of AP reporters and editors. Read SEJ's response.
SEJ launches a 30-day "WeDidIt" crowdfunding campaign to send 18 journalists to its annual environmental journalism conference, taking place October 2-6, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Please donate now!
Our Calendar lists professional meetings, press conferences, awards/fellowships/workshops deadlines and more. Submit yours. May 20, 2013 deadline: The Solutions Journalism Network's Climate Change Story Fund, in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation, is accepting applications for support (up to $5,000) of reporting projects focused on scientific, technological, commercial, or policy responses to environmental, economic, and social challenges posed by the long-term warming of the Earth.