Journalism & Media

House OKs Lands Bill with Photo Fees, Permits — Now It's Up to Senate

The Senate Energy Committee last November approved a different version of the bill which seems to include an exemption from fees and permits for "news gathering." But whether it will pass on the floor or get reconciled with the House bill in an election year is unknown.

March 3, 2016

Around the Environmental World with SEJ

Journalists, want to get the scoop on The Pew Charitable Trusts’ ocean initiatives? Want to question experts from Climate Nexus and the Walton Family Foundation on what they’re working on for the next few years? Join the Society of Environmental Journalists and The Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington, DC for an evening of hors d’oeuvres and environmental chatter.

March 15, 2016 to March 26, 2016

DC Environmental Film Festival

 The 24th Annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital presents over 140 films selected to provide fresh perspectives on a wide variety of environmental issues facing our planet. The 2016 Festival features cinematic work from 33 countries and over 70 Washington, D.C., U.S. and World premieres.

USDA Rejects Scientist's Claim It Tried To Hide His Pesticide Research

"Federal officials have rejected a complaint by an entomologist who charged that the government has tried to suppress negative research findings about a widely used pesticide, in a complex case involving monarch butterflies, scientific freedom and the safety of the nation’s food supply."

Source: Guardian, 03/01/2016

Oregon Didn't Tell Portland Schools About Alarming Lead Soil Readings

"Two state agencies leading Oregon's emergency response to toxic air pollution concerns in Portland have known for a month that a soil test at Cleveland High School found high levels of arsenic and lead contamination. Yet neither the Oregon Health Authority nor the Department of Environmental Quality have shared the soil result with Portland Public Schools, which instead learned about it Friday from The Oregonian/OregonLive."

Source: Portland Oregonian, 02/29/2016
April 6, 2016

Kavli Conversations on Science Communication at NYU

The Spring 2016 series of live webcasts, hosted by NYU's Science, Health & Environmental Reporting Program and moderated by the Wall Street Journal's Robert Lee Hotz, began with climate change on Feb 24. Upcoming events include physics (Mar 9), genetic modification (Apr 6), the neuroscience of violence (Apr 20), human evolution (May 4), followed by additional events in the fall.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Journalism & Media