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May 24, 2016

Meet the Fishes

If you know young budding environmental journalists who like to write about their experiences, bring them to The River Project's Wetlab in New York to see and learn about the crabs, fishes and oysters that dwell in the Hudson River.

"Mass. Firefighters Seek Ban On Flame Retardants"

"Amid growing concern that flame retardants are responsible for elevated cancer rates in firefighters, Massachusetts lawmakers are pushing legislation that would go further than any other state’s in banning the use of chemicals meant to slow the spread of fires."

Source: Boston Globe, 04/29/2016

‘Fractivists’ Increase Pressure on Clinton and Sanders in New York

"A nasty row that erupted between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders over oil and gas industry donors last week is catapulting the issue of climate change into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination as it moves to New York, where an army of activists upstate is driven by opposition to drilling."

Source: NY Times, 04/05/2016
April 26, 2016

Media Law for Journalists

This day-long Media Law Resource Center Institute program at the New York Times will cover practical advice for journalists to stay clear of costly libel and privacy suits, navigate the reporter-source relationship, avoid copyright traps, learn about digital law and understand insurance coverage options. Includes a round table discussion with editors and writers who will share their tips and strategies.

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