Upcoming SEJ Regional Events and Meet-Ups

 

See upcoming regional events below. Find examples of past events here.

For a geographical listing of informal get-togethers of SEJ members and friends ("SEJ member-led meet-ups"), visit this page. For upcoming meet-ups dates, also check our Calendar (and submit your own meet-ups there too).

 

 


Searching for Truth in the Age of Alternative Facts
April 20-23, 2017

The Society of Environmental Journalists invites SEJ member journalists to apply for a three-day, reporting workshop, "Searching for Truth in the Age of Alternative Facts," that will examine the changing landscape of environmental regulation in Dallas, Texas, April 20-23, 2017. Most expenses are paid.

SEJ will cover reasonable airfare costs, hotel accommodations and most meals for all participants.
During this workshop, journalists will:
  • Gain a greater understanding of the changing environmental regulatory landscape
  • Discuss how to better access government information
  • Learn new FOIA tricks and tips
  • Understand how to get around a lack of comment from government PR flacks
  • Find how to work with whistleblowers, and how to protect them and yourself in the process
  • Take a fresh look at how to better tell human stories from data
  • Learn how to reach people who don't trust the media
We are inviting top legal experts, thought leaders and journalists to give us the latest information on these most timely of issues.
 
This workshop will be relevant to anyone covering, or anticipating covering, federal, state and/or local environmental regulations. Journalists from all media are encouraged to apply.
  • Deadline to apply was Feb 9.

 


SEJ Board Meeting
April 29, 2017

The next regular business meeting of the Board of Directors of the Society of Environmental Journalists will take place in Fort Collins, Colo. Members are welcome to attend; RSVP required. Details and agenda will be posted here. (You'll need your log-in information.)