Journalism & Media

March 15, 2022 to April 22, 2022

COAL + ICE Documentary Photography Exhibition

This free exhibition and program series in Washington, DC, is a collaboration of the Asia Society and the Kennedy Center, showcasing the work of over 40 photographers and video artists from around the world to visualize the climate crisis – its causes and consequences – as a large-scale immersive experience.

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Palin Judge Will Dismiss Her Libel Case, Finding No Malice By NY Times

"A judge on Monday said he will dismiss Sarah Palin’s libel case against the New York Times, saying she had not met the legal standard showing that the newspaper acted with “actual malice” in publishing a 2017 editorial that included an inaccurate claim about her."

Source: Washington Post, 02/15/2022

Job Opening: Editor, Public Health Watch

About Public Health Watch

Public Health Watch is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization founded in 2021. We illuminate weaknesses and injustices in the nation’s health infrastructure and policies, expose inequities and highlight solutions. Based in Austin but national in scope, we collaborate with media outlets large and small, and college journalism and public health programs. Our aim is to uncover truths that hold institutions and individuals accountable and compel change.

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February 24, 2022

GIJN Webinar: Climate & Accountability — Investigating Methane Emissions

This Global Investigative Journalism Network webinar will bring together reporters and experts who will offer tools and techniques to identify specific methane emitters, find the data, look closely at measurement systems and research what companies and governments are doing to reduce methane emissions. 9:00 a.m. ET.

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Walking With the ‘Guardians of the Forest’ — Lessons From Coverage of Amazonian Fires

Three teams of video journalists descended on the Brazilian Amazon amid some of its worst-ever fires to capture efforts of Indigenous rainforest “guardians” to protect it from destruction. They returned with award-winning reporting, but also a deeper understanding of the region and its people, and of how to bring the climate change story closer to home. They share their experiences, in the new EJ InSight.

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New Army Climate Strategy Provokes Questions, Stories on Local and Regional Impact

Military bases typically have big impacts on surrounding communities, including on resource use and the environment. Now, a new U.S. Army climate strategy makes clear the military understands climate change will affect the bases themselves, with numerous ripple effects. The latest TipSheet outlines how reporters can find local stories on these new realities at bases around the country, including near you.

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April 30, 2022

DEADLINE: Sharon Begley Science Reporting Award

This new Council for the Advancement of Science Writing award honors the late science journalist Sharon Begley (pictured, left) by recognizing and supporting journalists who exemplify excellence in covering science for the public. A $20,000 grant will go to a mid-career science journalist. Deadline: Apr 30, 2022.

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Two House Democrats Question PR Firms On Work With Fossil Fuel Companies

"Reps. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) and Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) sent a letter Wednesday to six public relations-award firms, asking for details on their work with energy companies and whether they had aided them in campaigns to obscure the link between fossil fuels and climate change."

Source: The Hill, 02/11/2022

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