SEJournal Summer 2011, Vol. 21 No. 2

July 15, 2011

SEJournal
Summer 2011, Vol. 21 No. 2
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Features

As Midwest Mainstream Media Withers, Harvest Public Media Steps Up To Cover Food, Fuel and Field Issues
By MADELINE BODIN

Inside Story: California Weekly Newspaper Scores by Unraveling Green Claims from Corporate and Enviro Groups
By BILL DAWSON

BP Blowout: Lessons from Gulf Oil Disaster. Everything from the Social Media’s Importance to the Need for a Detailed Disaster Plan
By BOB THOMAS

 

Nuclear Experts Assess How Well Media Covered Fukushima Disaster. (Hint: A Little Foggy)
By JENNIFER WEEKS

Columns

SEJ President's Report: A Nod of Thanks to Our Founders, Who Have Put SEJ on a Path to the Future
By CAROLYN WHETZEL

E-Reporting Biz: Just As Climate Change Becomes a Dirty Word In Washington, Natural Disasters Strike. Will It Reap a Rethinking?
By BUD WARD

The Beat: Enterprising Stories Stand Out in Recent Disaster Coverage — From Japan to Texas
By BILL DAWSON

Bits and Bytes: Some Spreadsheet Techniques To Help You Check the Scientists’ Studies
By BRIAN ANGLISS

Science Survey: New UN Science Panel Deals with Dwindling Natural Resources
By CHERYL HOGUE

Media on the Move: New Antarctic Adventures, Award-winning Collaborations and New Media Jobs for SEJ Members
By JUDY FAHYS

Book Shelf Book Reviews

Living in Denial: Climate Change, Emotions, and Everyday Life
By Kari Marie Norgaard
MIT Press, $25 (paperback)
Reviewed by MIRANDA SPENCER

Changing Planet, Changing Health: How the Climate Crisis Threatens Our Health and What We Can Do About It
By Paul R. Epstein, MD, and Dan Ferber
University of California Press, $29.95
Reviewed by CHRISTY GEORGE

Early Warming: Crisis and Response in the Climate-Changed North
By Nancy Lord
Counterpoint, $26
Reviewed by JENNIFER WEEKS