Journalism & Media

June 17, 2010

New EPA Coal Ash Rules: Understanding the Options

An Environmental Law Institute event; a panel will discuss the background and features of the rule, possible benefits and drawbacks of each option, and the role of recycling.

USCG and BP Threaten Journalists With Arrest for Documenting Oil Spill

A CBS News crew captured on video orders from BP contractors and US Coast Guard officials to stop filming environmental damage from the BP-owned oil fouling Louisiana beaches and coastal wetlands. The Coast Guard denied that it or BP has rules prohibiting coverage.

Source: Mother Nature Network, 05/21/2010

"EPA and DHS Order BP to Stop Hiding Oil Spill Information"

"Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) took steps to increase the transparency of the response to BP's catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The oil company's actions have been criticized for failing to disclose or monitor important information about the spill, including the quantity of oil erupting into the Gulf, the potential health impacts of the oil and the chemicals used to disperse it, and water and air quality information."

Source: OMB Watch, 05/21/2010
August 2, 2010 to August 7, 2010

TOL Photojournalism Course

Spend five days learning the ropes of photojournalism from Transitions Online trainers. In addition to learning new skills and techniques, you'll shoot and edit your own photo essay from Prague.

July 18, 2010 to July 23, 2010

TOL Investigative Journalism Course

More than just theory, Transitions Online's Investigative Journalism course offers practical training. Learn to put together a piece of investigative journalism, use sources and build a publishable case.

Judge Backs Chevron's Grab for Documentary Out-takes in Ecuador Case

A federal district judge in New York ordered film-maker Joe Berlinger to turn over more than 600 hours of raw footage from his documentary "Crude," about a lawsuit by natives in Ecuador charging Chevron with polluting the Amazon rainforest there.

June 21, 2010 to June 23, 2010

Global Media Forum: Climate Change and the Media

With more than 50 events the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum continues its annual successful international conference in 2010.


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