Journalism & Media

"American Climate Skeptic Soon Funded By Oil, Coal Firms"

"Willie Soon, a U.S. climate change skeptic who has also discounted the health risks of mercury emissions from coal, has received more than $1 million in funding in recent years from large energy companies and an oil industry group, according to Greenpeace."

Source: Reuters, 06/29/2011

New Media Toolkit

Created by the Renaissance Journalism Center, a project of San Francisco State University’s Journalism Department, these online tools, tutorials and resources are "designed to help nonprofits and ethnic and community news organizations navigate the often intimidating and ever-evolving new media landscape." Includes Video, Social Media, Monitoring & Metrics, Blogging, Audio and SEO.

July 1, 2023

DEADLINE: The John Alexander Project's Above the Fray Fellowship

This 5-6 month fellowship is for radio journalists with 5-7 years' experience. Pitch an under-reported story from anywhere in the world. You'll spend about two months in the field, with additional time prepping and editing at NPR in Washington, DC. Apply by Jul 1, 2023.

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June 30, 2023

DEADLINE: Evert Clark / Seth Payne Award for Young Science Journalists

The Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award recognizes outstanding reporting and writing in any field of science by science writers age 30 or younger. Articles published in newspapers, magazines, newsletters and websites are eligible. Winner will receive $1,000. Deadline: June 30 annually.

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"In a War of Words, Makers of Plastic Bags Go to Court"

"The plastic bag industry, increasingly on the defensive as municipal bag bans proliferate, has gone on the attack against ChicoBag, a competitor that bills itself as an eco-friendly alternative. A federal lawsuit in South Carolina accuses ChicoBag of illegal trash-talking about plastic bag waste."

Source: NY Times, 06/13/2011


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