Journalism & Media

July 18, 2018 to July 21, 2018

National Association of Hispanic Journalists Annual Convention

NAHJ 2018 will take place in Miami, Florida.

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"San Onofre Nuclear Plant Operator Ordered To Turn Over Records"

"LOS ANGELES -- A federal board Friday ordered the operator of a shuttered nuclear power plant in California to turn over dozens of pages of documents that were withheld when the company submitted a plan to restart one of its damaged twin reactors."

Source: Huffington Post, 12/11/2012
January 31, 2017

DEADLINE: The Alexia Grants

The Alexia Foundation awards production grants to students and professional photographers to give them the financial ability to produce substantial stories that drive change in the effort to make the world a better place. Students also get scholarship opportunities. Deadlines: Professional grants — Jan 31, 2017; student grants — Feb 14, 2017.

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February 1, 2018

DEADLINE: AAAS Minority Science Writers Internship

The journal Science offers a 10-week, paid summer internship for undergraduate students who are interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing. The internship is intended to increase diversity among journalists who cover science. Deadline: Feb 1, 2018.

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October 1, 2017

DEADLINE: Reed Environmental Writing Award

The Southern Environmental Law Center is now accepting submissions for its annual Reed Environmental Writing Award, which seeks to enhance public awareness of the value and vulnerability of the natural environment in at least one of the following states: Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia. Deadline: Oct 1, 2017.

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Pie Chart: 13,950 Peer-Reviewed Scientific Articles on Earth's Climate

Don't believe everything you read in the news media. A new study of 13,950 peer-reviewed scientific articles published between 1 January 1991 and 9 November 2012 reports that only 24 of them, or 0.17% rejected the idea that human activity was causing global warming. It was self-published by geologist-blogger James Lawrence Powell.

Source: TreeHugger, 11/30/2012

"Frack Secrets by Thousands Keep U.S. Clueless on Wells"

"A subsidiary of Nabors Industries Ltd. pumped a mixture of chemicals identified only as “EXP- F0173-11” into a half-dozen oil wells in rural Karnes County, Texas, in July. Few people outside Nabors, the largest onshore drilling contractor by revenue, know exactly what’s in that blend. This much is clear: One ingredient, an unidentified solvent, can cause damage to the kidney and liver, according to safety information about the product that Michigan state regulators have on file."

Source: Bloomberg, 11/30/2012

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