Category Archives: Media

Niche News Outlets Filling News Void Resulting from Smaller ‘Legacy’ News Rooms

At nytimes.com, the Energy & Environment page on a recent Sunday led with stories generated by its Green, Inc. team – covering everything from U.S. Chamber of Commerce efforts to derail climate legislation to Canada’s greenhouse goals and efforts by [...]

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Post Ombudsman: 'Close Call'

Washington Post’s Eilperin Draws Barbs Based on Spouse’s Climate Policy Role

Barbs from the left and right are nothing new, in fact are par for the course, for any environmental reporter in a position as visible as Juliet Eilperin’s. A five-years-plus veteran of covering the beat for The Washington Post, Eilperin [...]

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The View(s) From Farm Country: Numerous Ag Issues Go Under-Reported

Impacts. Mitigation. Adaptation. Politics. Economics. Food security. Public health. Those are just some of the key elements that mix together in the broad region where concerns about climate change and agriculture intersect. It’s an area with ample, and untapped, opportunities [...]

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The Guardian’s ’10:10′ Campaign … and the Business of Advocacy and Reporting

Surf your way to the U.K.-based Guardian‘s “10:10″ virtual newsroom and you’ll find a broad menu of climate change-related stories. Reports scolding greenwashers; profiles of energy-saving pioneers; an update on butterfly migration and changing seasonal weather. In short, items that [...]

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Add Electricity to Americans’ Addictions? ... Scary?

UNC News 21 Grad Students Launch Insightful ‘Powering a Nation’ Site

An interactive graphic on the new website Powering a Nation says a lot about America’s insatiable appetite for energy. The graphic is part of a Web feature called “Down The Lines.” And it’s scary. A sliding scale (you can move it [...]

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Exploring Journalism's Unchartered Future

Nonprofit Journalism Model: A Future of Environmental Reporting?

When Marianne Lavelle left U.S. News and World Report a year ago, the news weekly was rapidly shrinking the amount of space devoted to in-depth reporting as part of its transition to becoming strictly an online journal. “You could just [...]

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Chemical Society’s Editor Sees ‘No Difference’ After Flap on Climate Column

The e-mail blast bore all the signs of news, really big news, but the tell-tale all-caps “BREAKING” had the familiar breathlessness of just one more Marc Morano “news” flash.* News Analysis The back story here involves what blogger Morano called [...]

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