See what today's young journalists are accomplishing and view opportunities, such as High Country News' 2012 Student Essay Contest: How I Became a Westerner: In 600 words, describe why your heart is at home in the American West. Open to currently enrolled high school students and undergraduates at American schools, colleges and universities as well as 2012 graduates. Deadline: Sep 21, 2012.
SEJ offers news, events, opportunities and more from diverse viewpoints. Featured this week in News&Views: 1) Washington Post's "Within Mainstream Environmentalist Groups, Diversity Is Lacking," the story of Riverkeeper Fred Tutman, "a courtroom brawler who took on anyone who contaminated water, but he couldn’t shake a nagging hurt that he was nearly invisible within his own profession." 2) "8 Dynamic Black Women Editors in New Media," chosen by EBONY magazine from various media outlets.
September 10, 2009: SciDev.Net (The Science and Development Network) published a spotlight on the impact of climate change on the spread of insect-borne disease that considers how countries can prepare for these changes.