Mozilla and the Knight Foundation have partnered to bring web technologists and journalists together worldwide to invent the future of news. Submit your ideas for the opportunity to take part in the Knight-Mozilla Learning Lab in July 2011 and earn a paid, one-year Knight-Mozilla Fellowship at a leading news organization.
PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press are now downloadable to anyone free of charge. This includes a current catalog of more than 4,000 titles plus future reports produced by the Press.
Reporting guides written by seasoned investigative reporters offer helpful techniques for conducting interviews and using data. Tech Tools offers dozens of free tutorials and videos on branding, website development, blogging, digital audio and podcasting, taking and managing digital photos, shooting and editing video, scripting and voiceovers, and online reporting techniques like crowd-sourcing.
A video report on data visualization as a storytelling medium. Produced by Geoff McGhee during a Knight Journalism Fellowship. Total running time: 54 minutes; with related information and links.
SEJ has compiled a set of key information resources for anyone reporting on or following nuclear developments in Japan or elsewhere, including the United States. You'll find news sources, nuclear agencies, industry, scientist and environmental groups.
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Floods are a predictable occurrence in many parts of the country, causing death, misery, and untold property damage. But they are more than a disaster story. The human toll can often be prevented, and there are stories about prevention, planning, response, and recovery.
The US Environmental Protection Agency's Plan EJ 2014 is a strategy to help integrate environmental justice into EPA's day to day activities. The public can comment on the draft plans through April 29, 2011 on Regulations.gov.
Tsunamis are urgent news when the warning sounds. When a big one catches people unprepared, the disaster can be huge. But there are further stories about planning, preparation, disaster-proofing, recovery, and more.
The use of nuclear energy to generate power has been a major policy debate for decades. While the best decisions may be based on facts, many risk calculations are actually values choices. Here are some of the best sources for both facts and opinion.