Journalism & Media

September 27, 2012 to September 28, 2012

Transformational Media Summit

How can media create a better world? Join people from across the world to explore how media can contribute to a peaceful prosperous world by examining global social, environmental, and economic issues.

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"Is the Natural Gas Industry Buying Academics?"

"Last week the University of Texas provost announced he would re-examine a report by a UT professor that said fracking was safe for groundwater after the revelation that the professor pocketed hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Texas natural gas developer. It's the latest fusillade in the ongoing battle over the basic facts of fracking in America."

Source: Mother Jones, 07/30/2012

"When Agendas Meet Science in the Gas Drilling Fight"

For years, controversy has been raging over what little 'science' there is on questions related to the environmental and health impacts of the hydraulic fracturing boom. The scientific controversies may be a proxy for the conflict over the gas-extraction method itself. Billions of dollars are at stake, the debate is getting ever more intense, and its intensity challenges the objectivity of scientists, government regulators, and journalists.

Source: Dot Earth, 07/24/2012

"Mosquito Squad Denies 'Dread Skeeter' Character Targets Children"

"Environmental health experts, advocates and legislators convened at Yale University on Tuesday to discuss the use of man-made pesticides and the health risks they pose, especially to children. One of the main topics of conversation: pest control marketing campaigns that appear to target children."

Source: Huffington Post, 07/20/2012

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