Textbooks and Syllabi
Textbooks often used in environmental journalism classes
- Allen, S. (2000). Environmental Risks and the Media. Routledge.
- Blum, D. (1998). A Field Guide for Science Writers, Oxford University Press.
- Cox, R. (2006, 2009). Environmental Communication and the Public Sphere. Loyola College/Apprentice House.
- Friedman, S., Dunwoody, S., Rogers, C., (1999). Communicating Uncertainty: Media Coverage of New and Controversial Science. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
- Frome, M. (1998) Green Ink: An Introduction to Environmental Journalism. University of Utah Press.
- Luechtefeld, L. (2004). Covering Pollution Investigative Reporters and Editors, Society of Environmental Journalists.
- Neuzil, M., Kovarik, B. (1997) Mass Media and Environmental Conflict: America's Green Crusades. Sage. Available online: Ch.3 (Greeley/Yosemete) and Ch. 8 (Lippmann/Radium Girls).
- Neuzil, M. (2008). The Environment and the Press: From Adventure Writing to Advocacy. Northwestern University Press.
- Schwartz, D. (2006). Writing Green: Advocacy & Investigative Reporting about the Environment in the Early 21st Century,
- Simon, J., Valenti, J., Sachsman, D. (2010). Environmental Reporters in the 21st Century. Transaction press.
- West, B. (2003). The Reporter's Environmental Handbook. Rutgers.
- Williams, E. (2007). Grassroots Journalism, Dollars & Sense.
- Wyss, R. (2007) Covering the Environment: How Journalists Work the Green Beat, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
- Anderson, A. (1997)Media, Culture and the Environment. Rutgers.
- Cohn, V. (2001). News & Numbers: A Guide to Reporting Statistical Claims and Controversies in Health and Other Fields. Iowa State University Press.
- Columbia University, Environmental Reporting, M. Holloway
- Cornell University, Science Writing for Mass Media, B. Lewenstein
- Lehigh University, Basic Science, Environmental and Technical Writing, K. Friedman
- Lehigh University, Environment, The Public and The Media, S. Friedman
- Loyola University New Orleans, Covering the Environmental Beat, R. Thomas.
- Loyola University New Orleans, Environmental Communication, R. Thomas
- University of Michigan, Environmental Journalism: Reporting about Science, Policy & Public Health, E. Askari,
- Michigan State University, Environmental Film Making, J. Jabara and J. Detjen
- Michigan State University, Environmental Investigative Reporting, D. Poulson
- Michigan State University, Health and Science Writing, J. Detjen
- Michigan State University, Reporting about Health, Science and Environmental Controversies, J. Detjen
- Michigan State University, Reporting on Sprawl and the Environment, D. Poulson
- Michigan State University, Reporting on the SEJ 10th Annual Conference in East Lansing, MI, J. Detjen
- Michigan State University, Senior Seminar: Case Studies in Science, Env'l & Health Controversies, J. Detjen
- Michigan State University and University of New South Wales, Media, Tourism, Environment and Cultural Issues in Australia, D. Poulson
- New York University, Environmental Reporting, D. Fagin
- University of St. Thomas, Environmental Journalism, M. Neuzil
- State University of New York at Albany, Environmental Journalism, D. Willman
- University of Western Ontario (Canada), Virginia Tech, Radford University, Science and Environment Writing, B. Kovarik
- University of Victoria (Canada), Environmental Journalism, P. Fairley
- Waseda University, Tokyo (Japan), Science Journalism, D. Schwartz
Course syllabi for environmental journalism classes
If you teach environmental journalism at the university level, please add your syllabus to this list by e-mailing it to SEJ Director of Programs and Operations Chris Rigel . Most syllabi are in PDF format, requiring the free Adobe Reader ®.