Journalism & Media

Glitter Gets Environmental Protesters Charged With Bioterrorism Hoax

"It's not uncommon for environmental protesters to face arrest, but here's an apparent first: On Friday, Oklahoma City police charged a pair of environmental activists with staging a 'terrorism hoax' after they unfurled a pair of banners covered in glitter -- a substance local cops considered evidence of a faux biochemical assault."

Source: Mother Jones, 12/23/2013

"Big Food Companies Want To Call GMO Foods 'Natural'"

"Is genetically engineered food natural? The Grocery Manufacturers Association, a trade group representing some of the world’s biggest food and food-related companies, including ConAgra Foods, Bayer CropScience, and the Coca-Cola Company, thinks so. And it’s pressing the Food and Drug Administration to see things its way."

Source: Grist, 12/23/2013

Thanks and Happy New Year from SEJ

SEJ's work in 2013 was made possible with the generous support of members and many individual friends, foundations and partners. Please read SEJ's abbreviated 2013 Annual Report of Activities.

There is still time to make a tax-deductible gift supporting the organization's ambitious 2014 agenda to sustain environmental journalists and journalism. Thank you!

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February 4, 2014 to February 6, 2014

Exploring Power, Privilege, and Tools for Change Retreat

An inclusion and equity workshop that will empower and equip you to create change in your workplace and sphere of influence.

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January 9, 2024

DEADLINE: George Polk Awards

Long Island University annually seeks nominations for the George Polk Awards for exceptional long-form investigative or enterprise journalism. Categories vary from year to year, but usually include environmental reporting and photojournalism. Cash prizes. Deadline: Jan 9, 2024.

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December 11, 2013

Society of Environmental Journalists Meetup in New York City

Join New York City-area SEJ members and friends for a holiday schmooze and booze.

7 - 10 p.m. No R.S.V.P. required.

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