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.
The American Society of News Editors, with technical support for teachers from the Reynolds High School Journalism Institute, provides free online hosting and a content management system for youth-generated news.
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.
The Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED) at Columbia University published on November 2009 a free, research-based guide for "Scientists, Journalists, Educators, Political Aides, and the Interested Public."