Journalism & Media

March 19, 2024

DEADLINE: SJN Rural Cohort

The Solutions Journalism Network is building a cohort of U.S.-based, rural-serving newsrooms to receive six months of training and mentorship that supports the integration of solutions journalism into the newsroom workflow. Apply by Mar 29, 2024. Join an info session on Mar 7. 

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April 4, 2024

DEADLINE: SoJo Europe — Cohort Selection

A collective of organizations including Journalismfund Europe, Transitions and the Constructive Institute have teamed up to fund a solutions journalism-focused cohort. Open to small European media news outlets, especially serving underrepresented groups. Apply by Apr 4, 2024.

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March 6, 2024

ASJA Webinar: So You're Thinking About Writing a Climate Book?

The American Society of Journalists and Authors might be able to help answer your questions about writing solutions-focused books. In this webinar, two experienced writers, John J. Berger and Danielle Arigoni, will discuss everything from pitching to marketing. 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET.

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March 28, 2024

ICFJ Empowering the Truth Global Summit

Each Thursday in March, International Center for Journalists hosts 2-hour virtual training sessions for participants in Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Participants who attend at least three of the four sessions will be eligible to apply for grants and mentorship.

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March 7, 2024

How Journalists Can Support the PRESS Act

Join Freedom of the Press Foundation and the Society of Professional Journalists, 12-1 p.m. ET, for an off-the-record virtual panel discussion explaining the PRESS Act, and why reporters and editorial boards should cover it. The panel will be followed by an on-the-record Q&A session with audience members.

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"N.Y. State Sues JBS, the Brazilian Beef Giant, Over Its Climate Claims"

"The New York attorney general, Letitia James, on Wednesday sued JBS USA, the American arm of the world’s largest meatpacker, accusing the company of making misleading statements about its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The lawsuit is a major setback for JBS, which is based in Brazil, as it pursues a listing on the New York Stock Exchange."

Source: NYTimes, 02/29/2024

"US Judge Halts Government Effort To Monitor Crypto Mining Energy Use"

"The US government has suspended its effort to survey cryptocurrency mining operations over their ballooning energy use following a lawsuit from an industry that has been accused by environmental groups of fueling the climate crisis."

Source: Guardian, 02/28/2024

"Climate Books For Black History Month"

"To win allies for climate action, activists must understand how the environment, intersects with concerns for the health and well-being of people and communities. Inequities of the past and the present must be addressed by the policies and programs offered for a sustainable future."

Source: Yale Climate Connections, 02/27/2024

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