Journalism & Media

Michigan's Environmental Beat: "Eroding Coverage"

The number of environmental reporters at newspapers and other mainstream media has been decreasing rapidly in recent years, in Michigan and elsewhere. One result is a public that is less informed about the basic facts needed to understand the government and business policy choices that affect their lives. Now new alternatives -- including student journalism -- are starting to fill the gap.

Source: Dome, 07/19/2011
August 16, 2011 to August 19, 2011

Sales Strategies for Freelance Business Journalists, Free Webinar Sessions Over 3 Days

In this free Webinar, participants will learn simple things they can immediately incorporate into their daily work to help them identify great writing clients, win more assignments and earn a healthy living.

September 25, 2011 to September 27, 2011

Excellence in Journalism 2011 Conference in New Orleans

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), the largest association of electronic journalists, is joining forces with the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) to create Excellence in Journalism 2011, a national conference in New Orleans gathering professional journalists with shared interest.

"American Climate Skeptic Soon Funded By Oil, Coal Firms"

"Willie Soon, a U.S. climate change skeptic who has also discounted the health risks of mercury emissions from coal, has received more than $1 million in funding in recent years from large energy companies and an oil industry group, according to Greenpeace."

Source: Reuters, 06/29/2011

New Media Toolkit

Created by the Renaissance Journalism Center, a project of San Francisco State University’s Journalism Department, these online tools, tutorials and resources are "designed to help nonprofits and ethnic and community news organizations navigate the often intimidating and ever-evolving new media landscape." Includes Video, Social Media, Monitoring & Metrics, Blogging, Audio and SEO.


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