Category Archives: News Notes
Scholarly research done by three veteran science journalism professors sheds useful light on the who-what-where-how of environmental reporters in the 21st Century. The academics based their conclusions on interviews done earlier this decade with 652 newspaper and TV reporters saying [...]
Writers and photographers hoping to claim some real estate in an upcoming online and hard-cover book celebrating Henry David Thoreau and focusing on climate change have until just November 15 to submit their entry.
One-time Washington Post (and before that Washington Star) science writer Cristine Russell offers a new-media look at face-to-face journalism training with a useful piece on Ohio State University’s October 12-14 McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute workshop on covering climate change.
Science reporter Andrew C. Revkin, long considered a mainstay for his extensive coverage of climate change for The New York Times, is a winner of the 2008 John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism, a $25,000 prize overseen by Columbia [...]
The sudden death of environmentalist Philip E. Clapp at age 54 deprives the climate change activist community one of its most influential and most quotable leaders just at a time when federal legislative efforts could get under way in Washington [...]
A lot of permafrost may actually be permanent. So suggests a new study in the journal, Science.
A two-hour “Frontline” climate change special called “Heat,” part of public broadcasting’s “PBS Vote 2008″ election coverage, is set to air two weeks before Americans go to the polls.