Journalism & Media

July 31, 2017

DEADLINE: Tow-Knight Advanced Certificate Program

Launch your own media startup in New York! The Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is accepting applications for the Jan-May 2018 Advanced Certificate Program. Scholarships available. Deadline: Jul 31.

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Senate GOPers Restrict Hallway Interviews -- Then Back Off Under Fire

TV network producers and crews were shocked mid-day Tuesday when officials told them they could not conduct on-camera interviews in Senate hallways without prior permission. After just a few hours of outrage, Senate Rules Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-AL), who had taken it on himself to issue the rule, backed down and seemed to rescind the order.

Source: EJToday Headlines, 06/14/2017
June 16, 2017

Poynter's SciFacts Workshop: Fact-Checking Claims About Science

Poynter will host a free one-day workshop to discuss the key challenges of reporting the facts about science at its campus in St. Petersburg, Florida. The workshop is specifically designed for reporters who have recently started covering the science beat or topics that include science, as well as anyone who writes about science. Seating is limited; apply asap.

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Award-winner Looks Ahead to Prospects of a Perfect Storm

Extreme weather hypotheticals can be hard to cover. But when news teams Texas Tribune and ProPublica partnered on an award-winning investigation into how a major hurricane in Houston could kill thousands and cripple the national economy, they produced an innovative digital reporting package that brought home the human impacts.

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No ‘Day at the Beach’ with Pollution-related Closures

Every summer, beaches are closed across the United States because of pollution that can bring disease to beachgoers. That suggests local stories, such as problems with sewage systems and algal blooms known as 'red tides.' The latest TipSheet shares resources and info to help you cover the local beach closure beat.

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July 31, 2017

DEADLINE: Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism

Environmental journalists, if your investigations have delved into the business world, enter your work in this contest sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Cash prizes. Deadline: Jul 31/17.

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