Journalism & Media

"Big Companies Line Up to Crush Green Transparency Resolutions"

"With the annual proxy season about to kick off, corporate executives are encountering increasing investor scrutiny about their environmental policies. But rather than support green initiatives or even compromise with shareholders, some of the world’s biggest companies instead plan to crush efforts to slow the climate catastrophe."

Source: Bloomberg Green, 04/15/2021
May 11, 2021 to May 25, 2021

Writing Is Your Nature

Hone your voice, put your skills to work and sharpen your non-fiction prose through the lens of nature, ecology and conservation. Sign up for a free virtual writing course, May 11, 14, 18, 20 and 25, to learn directly from some of the best science and nature writers in North America today.

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May 27, 2021

DEADLINE: JSK Community Impact Fellowships

The John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships is expanding their support of journalism that serves local communities of color by offering remote Community Impact Fellowships for the 2021-22 academic year beginning in September. Open to staffers and freelancers. Includes stipend. Deadline: May 27.

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Job Opening: Editor-in-Chief, Corporate Eco Forum

CEF (Corporate Eco Forum) is an invitation-only senior executive network comprised of Fortune and Global 500 companies spanning two dozen industries with combined revenues over $3 trillion. We provide a year-round neutral, pre-competitive space for Chief Sustainability Officers and other influential executives to exchange best practices, collaborate, and incubate new ideas to drive sustainable value creation and innovation.

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Flexibility in the Face of the Unexpected

When a Chicago-based freelancer was just about to hit the road to report a three-part story and TV segment on the potential impacts of two proposed copper mines in the Great Lakes basin, there was a little hitch: The COVID-19 pandemic hit. The new FEJ StoryLog has the story of how Lorraine Boissoneault found the flexibility to complete her grant-supported project.

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October 8, 2021 to October 11, 2021

ScienceWriters2021

National Association of Science Writers and Council for the Advancement of Science Writing are delighted to gather in Colorado as a community, to create unique, tailored virtual ScienceWriters2021 experiences in the weeks surrounding the in-person gathering for those unable or not yet ready to travel, or for those who prefer to gather virtually.

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Trump Officials Celebrated Efforts To Change CDC Reports On Coronavirus

"Trump appointees in the Department of Health and Human Services last year privately touted their efforts to block or alter scientists’ reports on the coronavirus to more closely align with President Donald Trump’s more optimistic messages about the outbreak, according to newly released documents from congressional investigators."

Source: Washington Post, 04/12/2021
April 15, 2021

Water Insecurity During the Pandemic: What it Means for People Living in Poverty

Join Water.org for a discussion on the global water crisis and health implications for the poor, including solutions to help meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal 6, clean water and sanitation for all, and what journalists can do to help cover this issue. 10am ET.

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