Journalism & Media

February 19, 2016

DEADLINE: C&EN Intern

Get paid to intern at Chemical & Engineering News, the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society, for 3-6 months beginning in May or June 2016. Fine-tune your ability to convey complex technical subjects to a diverse range of chemical professionals, and develop multimedia pieces to accompany the stories you write. Apply by Feb 19.

"EPA Stayed Silent On Flint’s Tainted Water"

"The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s top Midwest official said her department knew as early as April about the lack of corrosion controls in Flint’s water supply — a situation that likely put residents at risk for lead contamination — but said her hands were tied in bringing the information to the public."

Source: Detroit News, 01/14/2016

"VW Refuses to Give American States Documents in Emissions Inquiries"

"Citing German privacy laws, Volkswagen has refused to provide emails or other communications among its executives to attorneys general in the United States, impeding American investigations into the company’s emissions-cheating scandal, according to officials in several states."

Source: NY Times, 01/11/2016

The Year Ahead in Energy and the Environment: Stories to Watch in 2016

As the Paris climate agreement rolls out, the U.S. presidential race speeds up, and the Supreme Court weighs in, 2016 is already a banner year for environment and energy news. On February 11,  the Society of Environmental Journalists and the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program presented our fourth annual “Year Ahead in Environment and Energy” event in Washington, DC. Leading reporters and editors discussed breaking news from the Supreme Court, climate accord prospects and other critical issues of 2016.

February 11, 2016

The Year Ahead in Energy and the Environment: Stories to Watch in 2016

As the Paris climate agreement rolls out and the U.S. presidential race speeds up, this will be a banner year for environment and energy news. Join the Society of Environmental Journalists and the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program for the fourth annual “Year Ahead in Environment and Energy” event in Washington, DC, where leading reporters and editors will discuss the critical issues that will shape 2016.

March 1, 2016

DEADLINE: Arthur F. Burns Fellowship

Media professionals, age 40 and under, from the U.S., Canada and Germany are invited to apply for an opportunity to report from and travel in each other's countries. Share professional expertise with your colleagues across the Atlantic while working as a "foreign correspondent" for your hometown news organization. Deadlines: Feb 1, 2016 for German applicants; Mar 1, 2016 for U.S. and Cdn.

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