SEJournal Fall 2010, Vol. 20 No. 3

October 15, 2010

SEJournal
Fall 2010, Vol. 20 No. 3
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Features

BP's Gulf Oil Gusher Attracts Bewildering Amounts of Media Coverage. But Where's the Depth?
By ROBERT A. THOMAS

Inside Story: Propublica Team Dug Deeply and Quickly into BP and Its Gulf Oil Mess
By BILL DAWSON

The Beat: A Surge of Stories Spews from the Darkness of the Deep Ocean BP Oil Leak
By BILL DAWSON

 

 

Columns

President's Report: SEJ: A Rare Flower of International Distinction
By CHRISTY GEORGE

Reporter's Toolbox: Covering Recovery from Disasters, Part 1
By JIM SCHWAB

E-Reporting Biz: Gulf Oil Leak Shrouds Climate Change But Still Holds Key Lessons
By BUD WARD

Science Survey: The New Invader, Lionfish, Raises Major Concerns for Ocean Reef Systems
By RAE TYSON

Bits and Bytes: Try a Little Carp Humor To Woo More Traffic to Your Online News Site
By DAVID POULSON

SEJ News: SEJ Awarded Prestigious International Prize
By CAROLYN WHETZEL

SEJ's 2010 Award Winners for Reporting on the Environment

Media on the Move: New Blogs, Awards and Prize-winning Books
By JUDY FAHYS

Book Shelf Book Reviews

How Risky Is It, Really? Why Our Fears Don't Always Match the Facts
By David Ropeik
McGraw-Hill, $24.95
Reviewed by JENNIFER WEEKS

Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization
By Steven Solomon
Harper, $27.99
Reviewed by CAROLYN JOHNSEN

Manatee Insanity: Inside the War over Florida's Most Famous Endangered Species
By Craig Pittman
University Press of Florida, $27.50
Reviewed by JOANN M. VALENTI