SEJ collaborated in June 2013 with MSU's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, Kellogg Biological Station's Long Term Ecological Research site, and the Institutes for Journalism and Natural Resources, for a 2-day workshop for scientists and journalists. It's purpose: to better communicate climate change information to the public. Read a write-up of the event here. Photo courtesy MSU.
A panel of veteran journalists, hosted by SEJ and the Wilson Center's Environmental Change & Security Program, offered their thoughts on what will be the biggest environment and energy stories in the U.S. and around the world on January 25, 3-5 p.m. in Washington, DC. The event was also webcast live. The archived webcast is now available here. Bloomberg BNA's Director of Environmental News John Sullivan kicked off the discussion with an overview of the key legislative, regulatory, and legal developments expected in 2013. Margie Kriz Hobson of E&E Publishing's EnergyWire moderated the panel.
The petition presses the Cambodian government for a full investigation into the murder of journalist Hang Serei Oudom, who was killed in Cambodia in September 2012. He had reportedly been covering illegal logging activities currently causing massive deforestation of the Cambodian forest.
Co-sponsored by SEJ and the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism at Michigan State University, this fellowship opportunity is for journalists and scientists to discuss ways to better help the public appreciate the risks and understand the choices they, their communities, and their governments face, during this June 9, 2012 event in Cleveland, OH.
A project of the American Society of News Editors, HSJI offers great resources for students and teachers and a weekly contest for students to be recognized for great journalistic writing, photos and videos. For more information, visit hsj.org.
See what today's young journalists are accomplishing and view opportunities like these: High Country News' Student Essay Contest: Strides in Sustainability (deadline Nov 27, 2013) and Canada's Next Green Journalist (deadline Mar 7, 2014).
SEJ offers news, events, opportunities and more from diverse viewpoints. Featured this week in News & Views: The Columbia Journalism Review examines an internal battle going on at NPR between the ombudsman and the journalists who produced an award-winning investigation into the South Dakota foster care system’s treatment of Native American children. It illustrates some of the pitfalls of reporting on cultural bias and of using narrative storytelling techniques for investigative work.