Journalism & Media

"5 Lies Trump Told About The Environment In One 20-Minute Speech"

"The greenwashing continues. Don’t fall for it." "President Donald Trump continues to greenwash his dismal environmental record ahead of the 2020 presidential election, most recently with a speech Tuesday in Jupiter, Florida, touting his “environmental accomplishments.”"

Source: HuffPost, 09/09/2020

A Quick-and-Dirty Back-to-School Guide for the Apocalyptical Educator

In these downside-up days of contagion, climate disasters and social convulsions, being a journalism educator presents some seriously serious challenges. But in this EJ Academy back-to-school guide, pedagogical pilot Bernardo Motta offers seven tips to manage the mess. Among the advice: You are not an island. And everything will fail … and that’s a good thing.

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‘The Power of Partnerships’ Helps Uncover America’s Energy Gamble

It took teams of journalists to produce an award-winning series of reports digging into environment and climate health effects of massive oil and natural gas production in the Southwestern United States. Our latest Inside Story talks with Jamie Smith Hopkins of the Center for Public Integrity about the benefits of reporting a big story jointly and the project’s sometimes surprising findings.

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House Democrats Demand Climate Be ‘Centerpiece’ Of 2020 Debates

"Dozens of House Democrats are calling for the climate crisis to be a central focus of the upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates." "In 2016, debate moderators did not ask a single question about the climate crisis. Dozens of lawmakers want to make sure that doesn’t happen again."

Source: HuffPost, 09/03/2020

"EPA: Pruitt's Phone Booth Revealed

"It's not much — white exterior walls, a chair and office phone inside, behind a door the EPA administrator could close behind himself. A photo obtained by E&E News under the Freedom of Information Act shows the secure phone booth EPA installed for then-Administrator Scott Pruitt."

Source: E&E News, 09/01/2020
September 3, 2020

Reckoning: Journalism's Limits and Possibilities

Join "Reckoning" authors Candis Callison and Mary Lynn Young, along with Navajo Times reporter Donovan Quintero, at 11:00 a.m. ET for an in-depth discussion of how journalists and educators can act to change the culture of journalism and journalism education to embrace a more situated and systemic journalism.

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"FDA Chief Spokesperson Removed After Convalescent Plasma Debacle"

"The Food and Drug Administration’s chief spokeswoman, who has been in the job less than two weeks, was removed from her role as of noon Friday, part of continued fallout from a White House news conference featuring inaccurate claims that convalescent plasma dramatically reduced mortality for patients with covid-19."

Source: Washington Post, 08/31/2020

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