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Toolbox: Searching for Truth in the Age of Alternative Facts (SEJ Workshop, Dallas, Apr 2017)

SEJ brought 44 member journalists to Dallas, Texas, April 20-23, 2017 for an expenses-paid workshop to examine the changing landscape of environmental regulation. Attendees heard from top experts in environmental law and the science of communicating to news consumers, as well as receiving training in FOIA, databases and key digital storytelling tools. Here are resources and tools from the workshop to aid you in your reporting. Photo: UC Berkeley prof/linguist George Lakoff; courtesy of Dale Willman.

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Wildfire Season Comes Earlier, Bringing Broader Stories

Fire season is back, if it ever went away. And it's no longer a natural disaster story limited in geographic scope. Now it's a nationwide U.S. story touching on climate, money, politics, zoning, pollution and more. The latest Tipsheet runs down key information sources, plus what make a good peg for your local wildfire reporting.

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June 2, 2017

DEADLINE: IJNR's Upper Colorado River Institute

Journalists, come find out about trans-basin diversion, water rights, water law, agriculture, allocation, a history of extractive industry, endangered species and more during this Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources trip, July 22-29, 2017, to Colorado, Utah and Arizona. Apply by Jun 2.

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August 28, 2017

DEADLINE: UT Energy Journalism Workshop

This University of Texas at Austin workshop (Sep 27-28, 2017) offers journalists who regularly cover energy and environmental issues direct access to some of the world’s leading energy experts. The workshop includes travel, lodging, and complimentary meals. Space is limited. Deadline is Aug 28.

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April 30, 2017

DEADLINE: 2017-18 UT Energy Journalism Fellowship

This University of Texas at Austin fellowship (Sep 1, 2017-Aug 31, 2018) provides energy journalists a one-year break from the grind of daily deadlines to work on a long-form energy-themed writing project. Cash salary, travel budget, benefits and more. Apply by Apr 30.

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