Journalism & Media

Book Shelf, Book 1 - Deep Water: The Epic Struggle Over Dams, Displaced People And The Environment

Exploring the legacy of dams and human delusions of grandeur

DEEP WATER: THE EPIC STRUGGLE OVER DAMS, DISPLACED PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT Jacques Leslie 
Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, $15.75

Reviewed by NANCY BAZILCHUK 

A dam may not be forever, even if constructions like the Hoover Dam are expected to survive for a thousand years. A dam's environmental and social impacts, though, are enormous, extensive and essentially irreversible.

UVM to Host Vermont-Favored Hearty Party

 

 

 By CHERYL DORSCHNER

Every year that moveable feast, known as the SEJ Conference Saturday night reception, rolls out its local talent and regional cuisine. Veteran conference-goers still speak in hushed tones of the 2003 party at New Orleans' Mardi Gras World and gyrate at the thought of 2004 in Pittsburgh with "No Bad Ju-Ju."

This year, the Vermont conference team promises to take the concept of "local" to a new level, thanks to this event's sponsorship by co-host the University of Vermont.

Cómo hacer una conferencia de prensa para la Red Mexicana de Periodistas Ambientales (REMPA)

 

Dentro de las actividades prioritarias de REMPA, hay una serie de cuatro conferencias de prensa sobre la conservación de bosques, por el cual la red colabora con el International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) y la Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ). Esto es posible gracias a los fondos de la Fundación Ford disponibles hasta mediados del año 2008.

Visión y Misión de la SEJ/SPA

Visión

Los miembros de SEJ contemplan una sociedad informada por excelencia en periodismo del ambiente.

Misión

La misión de la Sociedad de Periodistas Ambientales (SEJ) es avanzar la comprensión del publico sobre tópicos de ambiente para mejorar la calidad, la exactitud, y la visibilidad de periodismo del ambiente.

Las Tesis de Susana Guzmán

La tesis de maestría en inglés en Michigan State University: "A Portrait of the Environmental Journalists in Mexican Newspapers." Una de las primeras periodistas ambientales en México, Guzmán realizo una tesina de licenciatura en la Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México sobre "El papel del comunicador ambiental en el periodismo".

Media Hype's Impacts On Disaster Victims And Endangered Species

By JAN KNIGHT

After a disaster, news coverage can amplify risk, create new health syndromes, study shows.

Disasters and their aftermaths can have repercussions that reach beyond the days or weeks that follow, and news reports can strongly impact public reaction to related risks, even contributing to increased reports of health-related problems that may not be linked to the disaster, a recent study shows.

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