Journalism & Media

October 27, 2018 to November 4, 2018

Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival

This annual event in Banff, Alberta, Canada offers nine days filled with stories of remote journeys, ground-breaking expeditions, and cutting-edge adventures told through the eyes of adventurers, authors, photographers, and filmmakers from around the globe. There are also three competitions to enter for a chance to have your work featured at the festival.

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November 1, 2018

DEADLINE: James T. Grady-James H. Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry for the Public

This award recognizes, encourages and stimulates outstanding reporting directly to the public, which materially increases the public's knowledge and understanding of chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields. Deadline: Nov 1, 2018.

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Reducing the Obstacles to Science-based Local Climate Reporting

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the most surprising findings from a new survey of environmental journalists. It showed a range of challenges in covering local climate change stories. And see what the group behind the survey hopes to do to help reporters and editors address these obstacles.

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Are Combined Sewer Overflows Causing Pollution in Your Local Waters?

Decades after the nation’s capital began its historic cleanup, sanitary sewage still occasionally swamps the Potomac River. Are sewage systems also dumping human waste and other pollutants into waterways near you? This week’s TipSheet has the background on the problem of combined sewage overflow, as well as resources for finding out what’s happening near you.

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March 25, 2018

DEADLINE: ICFJ International Reporting Fellowship for Minority Journalists

The International Center for Journalists invites U.S. minority journalists to apply by March 25, 2018 to report overseas in a country of your choosing. The Bringing Home the World Fellowship program includes costs for travel, lodging, and interpreters.

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FEJ 2018 Coverage Projects Delivering News to Mass Audiences

Independent coverage of Western Lands, the Gulf of Mexico, Peruvian Amazon and Puerto Rico will expand over the coming year through projects of SEJ’s Fund for Environmental Journalism (FEJ). The Society of Environmental Journalists has disbursed a new round of project grants to individuals and news organizations, made possible by individual gifts and foundation grants to SEJ.

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Enviros Sue Trump EPA Over Refusal to Release Heartland Communications

"Two environmental groups filed suit Thursday to force the Environmental Protection Agency to disclose its correspondence with the Heartland Institute, a conservative think tank that has led a years-long campaign to discredit climate science."

Source: InsideClimate News, 03/16/2018

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