SEJ’s WatchDog Project director Joseph A. Davis analyzes local and regional media's role in reporting — or not — the Flint water debacle.
"Inside Story" interviews science writer Chelsea Wald on writing feature stories and spin-offs, including her award winner about a scientist trying to teach ibises to migrate again. Photo: Northern bald ibis. © Johannes Fritz.
"Inside Story" editor Beth Daley speaks with J. Carl Ganter, director of Circle of Blue, a Michigan-based team of journalists and researchers that reports on the global intersection of water, food and energy. Photo: Punjabi farmers who use free water and energy are causing food waste and power shortages in India. Credit: © J. Carl Ganter, Circle of Blue.
"Inside Story" editor Beth Daley interviews Chemical & Engineering News' Cheryl Hogue, who won first place in SEJ’s 13th annual awards for outstanding beat reporting small market, for stories including how microbeads in personal care products impact the environment and how the Small Business Association has become a mouthpiece for industry on chemical issues. Photo: Microbeads on penny; courtesy 5 Gyres Institute.
"Inside Story" editor Beth Daley interviews Tampa (FL) Bay Times' Ivan Penn about his reporting on nuclear power, including the closing of the Crystal River Nuclear Plant, problems with cooling tubes at another facility and the risk to ratepayers for new nuclear power generation in Florida. Photo: Cooling towers at Crystal River nuclear plant in Florida. © Maurice Rivenbark, Tampa Bay Times.
"Inside Story" editor Beth Daley interviews Charleston (WV) Gazette reporter Ken Ward Jr. — who is recognized nationally for his reporting on coal mining, the environment and workplace safety — about his unique work on the Freedom Industries spill story. Photo: The FI tank which leaked a coal-cleaning chemical into the river on Jan. 9, 2014, contaminating the drinking water of 300,000 West Virginians for weeks. Credit: Commercial Photography Services of WV via USCSB.
"Inside Story" interviews award-winning radio and TV journalist Sam Eaton about how he reports on complex enviro issues such as Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant and climate research in the Arctic. Photo: Eaton with tsunami survivor and aquaculture fisherman Hiromitsu Ito, by Yuma Hamayoshi.