Journalism & Media

"Carson's 'Silent Spring' Spurred Environmental Movement"

"Rachel Carson wasn't someone you'd expect to spark a movement. She was a quiet, petite woman who grew up poor, lived most of her life with her mother and relished solitary walks along the beach, watching birds and fish. Yet 50 years ago Thursday, this marine biologist published Silent Spring, widely credited with spurring the modern environmental movement."

Source: USA TODAY, 09/28/2012

"Environmentalists Get Vocal on Obama, Romney Silence on Climate Change"

"A handful of environmental groups are amplifying calls Thursday for President Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney to speak up on climate change after a summer of devastating drought, fires, storms and heat."

Source: Hill/E2 Wire, 09/28/2012
January 9, 2013 to January 11, 2013

2013 KDMC Berkeley Multimedia Storytelling Series: Video Storytelling

This two-day Knight Digital Media Center at UC Berkeley workshop is a hands-on program providing training in every phase of video planning, production and digital delivery.

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October 22, 2012 to October 23, 2012

2012-2013 KDMC Berkeley Multimedia Storytelling Series: Social Media for Audience Engagement

Join the Knight Digital Media Center at UC Berkeley for two days of comprehensive training on how to leverage the power of social media and storytelling to develop audiences, trust relationships and engagement.

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Inside A Disease Lab You Have to Be Careful Photographing

The biosafety level 3 facility on Plum Island in Long Island Sound has been converted from biowarfare to studying animal diseases, harmless to humans, that could come into the U.S. from abroad. Some of those diseases could devastate U.S. flocks or herds. The secrecy and message-control surrounding the facility is intense. But is the secrecy meant to protect the U.S. public or to protect the financial interests of the agriculture industry?

Source: Discover, 09/27/2012

Earth Journalism Network and SEJ Petition Cambodia To Investigate Journalist's Murder

The petition presses the Cambodian government for a full investigation into the murder of journalist Hang Serei Oudom, who was killed in Cambodia in September 2012. He had reportedly been covering illegal logging activities currently causing massive deforestation of the Cambodian forest.

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