SEJournal

SEJournal is the quarterly news magazine of the Society of Environmental Journalists. 

Each issue includes: In-depth stories on hot topics on the environment beat; regular features such as Between the Lines (Q&A with authors of recent books), EJ Academy (a place for educators and students to explore current research on environmental journalism), Freelance Files (how to survive as a freelancer), Inside Story (interviews with and insights of journalists of winning work); Reporter's Toolbox (practical, technical how-to's, from choosing a recorder to using Excel to photography); SEJ President's Report; BookShelf (environmental book reviews).

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To preserve SEJournal's editorial independence, its editorial policies are set by an eight-member editorial board that includes the SEJournal editor, who is selected by the editorial board. The editorial board's other members are appointed to staggered three-year terms by the SEJ Board of Directors. SEJournal welcomes submissions from or about the environmental journalism community; please contact Editor Adam Glenn for details. The current issue is available only to members (and via mail to subscribers); back issues are available to the public and are archived in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. To display or print them, get the free Adobe Acrobat ® reader.

Non-members and non-subscribers can view the Table of Contents of the current issue, Spring 2014, and read an excerpt.

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  • May 15, 2003

    In this issue: 'Not a blade of grass grew': an account of a 1948 environmental disaster; Are we fooling ourselves?...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

  • February 15, 2003

    In this issue: Interviewing scientists: a primer on finding a building a stable of science sources; Doing investigations while covering the beat pays off...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

  • November 15, 2002

    In this issue: The birth of environmental journalism: An early history of environmental reporting and public relations; Mobile Register show U.S. fails to protect seafood eaters from mercury...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

  • August 15, 2002

    In this issue: SEJ tackles data controls; A journalism laurel: Environment writer saved; Veteran journalist unravels emerging issue...for a complete hotlinked table of contents, click on journal cover.

  • May 15, 2002

    In this issue: How to selling your story; Exploring the cost of mining the west...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

  • February 15, 2002

    Rachel Carson: 'No peace for me if I kept silent'; It's best to prepare for the worst...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

  • December 15, 2001

    In this issue: Why pay a journalist to think?; Coping with 9/11-on the beat and at home; 'Poison in your backyard': Exposing the hidden dangers of treated lumber...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

  • August 15, 2001

    In this issue: Green rights cases return: Courts, EPA grapple with environmental justice; Becoming your own publisher; 'The secret history of lead'...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

  • May 15, 2001

    In this issue: The environment beat bounces back: Moyers: Did Ida Tarbell seek industry response? Controversial "Trade Secrets": just the first of more on the environment...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

  • August 15, 2000

    In this issue: High country news matures: Little paper on the West exerts outsized influence; Dotcom upstart a costly flop...for the complete hotlinked table of contents, click on the journal cover.

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