Journalism & Media

Michigan's Environmental Beat: "Eroding Coverage"

The number of environmental reporters at newspapers and other mainstream media has been decreasing rapidly in recent years, in Michigan and elsewhere. One result is a public that is less informed about the basic facts needed to understand the government and business policy choices that affect their lives. Now new alternatives -- including student journalism -- are starting to fill the gap.

Source: Dome, 07/19/2011
August 16, 2011 to August 19, 2011

Sales Strategies for Freelance Business Journalists, Free Webinar Sessions Over 3 Days

In this free Webinar, participants will learn simple things they can immediately incorporate into their daily work to help them identify great writing clients, win more assignments and earn a healthy living.

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Defiant Murdoch E-Tab To Judge: Nuts To Pulling BP Deposition

U.S. Magistrate Judge Sally Shushan of the Eastern District of Louisiana ordered iPad-only publication The Daily to remove the deposition, by former BP CEO Tony Hayward in the Gulf oil spill lawsuit, because it had not been published with her permission.

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Environmental Health Perspectives

EHP is a world-renowned, peer-reviewed research journal with a news section. It's published monthly by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, with select translations for subscribers in China, Brazil, Mexico and Chile.


"American Climate Skeptic Soon Funded By Oil, Coal Firms"

"Willie Soon, a U.S. climate change skeptic who has also discounted the health risks of mercury emissions from coal, has received more than $1 million in funding in recent years from large energy companies and an oil industry group, according to Greenpeace."

Source: Reuters, 06/29/2011

New Media Toolkit

Created by the Renaissance Journalism Center, a project of San Francisco State University’s Journalism Department, these online tools, tutorials and resources are "designed to help nonprofits and ethnic and community news organizations navigate the often intimidating and ever-evolving new media landscape." Includes Video, Social Media, Monitoring & Metrics, Blogging, Audio and SEO.

July 1, 2023

DEADLINE: The John Alexander Project's Above the Fray Fellowship

This 5-6 month fellowship is for radio journalists with 5-7 years' experience. Pitch an under-reported story from anywhere in the world. You'll spend about two months in the field, with additional time prepping and editing at NPR in Washington, DC. Apply by Jul 1, 2023.

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June 30, 2024

DEADLINE: Evert Clark / Seth Payne Award for Young Science Journalists

The Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award recognizes outstanding reporting and writing in any field of science by science writers age 30 or younger. Winner will receive $1,000 and expenses to attend the annual ScienceWriters meeting. Deadline: June 30 annually.

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