Journalism & Media

March 10, 2017

DEADLINE: Thomas L. Stokes Award for Best Energy Writing

Sponsored by the National Press Foundation, the Thomas L. Stokes Award for Best Energy Writing offers a $2,000 award and citation for best analysis, commentary or reporting on the subject of energy and natural resources, in any form — oil, gas, coal, nuclear, water, solar, etc. Deadline is Mar 10, 2017.

January 20, 2017

DEADLINE: Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University is accepting nominations until Jan 20, 2017, for a single article, editorial, commentary, photograph; series of stories, photographs, editorials, commentaries; or a body of work by an individual journalist. The winner receives a $10,000 award and the second and third finalists receive $1,000.

"The Impact of Grazing? Don't Ask"

"Millions of cattle graze on public lands all over the West and have done so for more than a century. But a new complaint filed by an environmental group charges that despite Clinton-era moves to examine and diminish the impact of grazing in the arid West, Interior Department employees have blocked the use of federal data on the impact in regional scientific studies.

Source: Green/NYT, 12/02/2011

"Clean Air: Companies Give GOP, Regulators, Different Messages"

"Large and small companies have told Republican-led congressional committees what the party wants to hear: dire predictions of plant closings and layoffs if the Obama administration succeeds with plans to further curb air and water pollution. But their message to financial regulators and investors conveys less gloom and certainty."

Source: AP, 11/28/2011

"The Conversation: Pink Inc. Has Many Starting To See Red"

"All this month [October], the market has been saturated with pink-ribbon products sold in the name of breast cancer awareness, some with dubious ties to good health. How about some pink-certified wine? Or how about a Smith & Wesson handgun with a pink grip and engraved ribbon insignia?

Source: Sacramento Bee, 11/03/2011

"U.S. To Require Details Of Fracking On Federal Land"

"The Interior Department plans to issue a proposal soon forcing companies to reveal the chemicals they use in the so-called fracking drilling process on federal lands, as the Obama administration responds to public safety concerns over the shale exploration boom."

Source: Reuters, 11/01/2011

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