Journalism & Media

December 9, 2021

DEADLINE: J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards

These Awards recognize excellence in nonfiction that exemplifies the literary grace and commitment to serious research and social concern that characterized the work of the awards' Pulitzer Prize-winning namesake, J. Anthony Lukas. Four awards are given, all with cash prizes. Deadline: Dec 9, 2021.

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September 16, 2021

Digital Security Training for Journalists

Harlo Holmes, Chief Information Security Officer and Director of Digital Security at Freedom of the Press Foundation, will be providing guidance to journalists on what they can do to keep themselves safe and improve their knowledge and skills on digital security. 10 a.m. ET.

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September 22, 2021 to September 23, 2021

Radically Rural Summit

The 2021 Radically Rural Summit in Keene, NH, offers track areas including Community Journalism, Clean Energy, Land & Community, Healthcare and more. Attend virtually or in person. Note: The Knight Foundation is sponsoring 45 journalists to virtually attend the Community Journalism track for free.


"Some Ask Why Salmon Creek Dam Safety Documents Are Kept Secret"

"On Sept. 2, an area north of downtown Juneau will hear a loud, discordant siren. Juneau’s power company will be testing a disaster plan for a scenario where the 168-foot Salmon Creek hydroelectric dam fails and floods a largely commercial district near the regional hospital."

Source: KTOO, 08/31/2021
September 1, 2021

SciLine Media Briefing on Wildfires: Climate Connections and Community Impacts

Learn how climate, vegetation and other factors play a role in wildfire activity; how forest managers can assess vulnerability, and increase resilience, to wildfires; and what scientists know about the health effects of proximity to wildfires. Scientific experts will brief reporters and take questions on the record. 3:00 p.m. ET.



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