Journalism & Media

July 1, 2016

DEADLINE: The John Alexander Project's Above the Fray Fellowship

The Above the Fray fellowship is designed to give a promising journalist the opportunity to cover important but under-reported stories from a location abroad. The fellow will be selected based on a winning proposal to report from a region lacking significant mainstream media attention. The selected individual will spend three months filing on-air and online stories for NPR. Apply online by July 1, 2016.

June 30, 2016

DEADLINE: Evert Clark / Seth Payne Award for Young Science Journalists

The Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award recognizes outstanding reporting and writing in any field of science by science writers age 30 or younger. Articles published in newspapers, magazines, newsletters, online-only publications and websites are eligible. Win cash and expenses-paid trip to NASW/CASW annual meeting. Deadline: June 30, 2016.

"In a War of Words, Makers of Plastic Bags Go to Court"

"The plastic bag industry, increasingly on the defensive as municipal bag bans proliferate, has gone on the attack against ChicoBag, a competitor that bills itself as an eco-friendly alternative. A federal lawsuit in South Carolina accuses ChicoBag of illegal trash-talking about plastic bag waste."

Source: NY Times, 06/13/2011


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