Journalism & Media

June 2, 2009

"The End of Local News? If Communities Lose Newspapers, Who Will Fill the Void?"

SEJers in Maryland or the DC area might be interested in this free University of Maryland J-school symposium.
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June 27, 2009 to June 30, 2009

10th Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment

The central theme of this event is "Environmental Communication as a Nexus."
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May 21, 2009

Brave New World of Media and Journalism

This American Society of Journalists and Authors event will deal with the seismic shifts in the freelance journo business, including topics such as new funding sources, social networking, and nonprofit writing opportunties. The moderator is SEJ member Christine Heinrichs, an award-winning journalist and author whose current work focuses on sustainable agriculture issues. Speakers include another SEJ member, Rene Ebersole of Audubon Magazine; Nick Penniman, Huffington Post executive editor, who will discuss HP's new investigative news venture; and more.
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July 30, 2024

SEJ Webinar: The Heat Is Killing Us – Data for Journalists Covering Climate Change and Gun Violence

This training, co-hosted by SEJ and the Maynard Institute, will provide reporters with access to exclusive local data on the amount of gun violence linked to extreme heat in 100 US cities. Learn how to report on and analyze local data on this national/global issue; and craft solutions-oriented coverage of climate change. 3:00 p.m. ET.

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BP-Owned Firm Selling Carbon Credits On Trees That Aren’t In Danger: Study

"Some forest carbon offsets sold by the biggest offsetting company in the United States offer little or no benefit to the climate, a satellite analysis has found."

Source: Floodlight/SourceMaterial, 07/12/2024

Nike Pledged To Shrink Carbon Footprint. It Just Slashed The Staff To Do That

"Since December, Nike has lost about 30% of employees who worked primarily on sustainability initiatives, due to layoffs, voluntary departures or transfers to other duties. Already, the company was missing its targets for reducing emissions."

Source: ProPublica/Oregonian, 07/12/2024
July 14, 2024

IWMF Kari Howard Fund for Narrative Journalism

The International Women's Media Foundation administers this fund in memory of "storytelling editor" Kari Howard, awarding annual grants supporting compelling human stories globally. Deadline is Jul 14, 2024.

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