Journalism & Media

October 27, 2021 to November 18, 2021

PEN America Fall Bootcamp: LGBTQ+ Digital Safety & Online Abuse Defense

Join PEN America, GLAAD, NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists, and the Trans Journalists Association for a free virtual crash course on digital safety and online abuse defense for LGBTQ+ creative and media professionals. Hear from folks on the front line, and learn how to stay safe and fight back. 12pm ET on 10/27, 11/9, & 11/18.

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October 26, 2021

State of Emergency: Reporting on Solutions to Climate Change

In advance of COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow later this month, the Canadian Journalism Foundation is holding a free webcast Special Event on the importance of climate-solutions journalism, moderated by Fatima Syed, journalist at The Narwhal. 1:00 p.m. ET.

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ProPublica and NYT Magazine Win 2021 Nina Mason Pulliam Award for Outstanding Environmental Reporting

Announcing the winner of the 2021 Nina Mason Pulliam Award

for Outstanding Environmental Reporting

 

October 20, 2021 —The winner of the 2021 Nina Mason Pulliam Award for Outstanding Environmental Reporting is "Where Will Everyone Go? How Climate Refugees Might Move Across International Borders."

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Climate Risk Disclosure Guides Journalists, Not Just Investors

A profound tightening of companies’ environmental risk disclosure requirements may be ahead, thanks to efforts by the Biden administration’s Securities and Exchange Commission. And the new WatchDog Opinion column argues that as fossil fuel firms position themselves as part of an environmentally sound future, journalists must act too — demanding full disclosure of corporate financial risks related to climate.

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Mapping Flood Risk — Research Outfit Offers Alternative Dataset

Climate change makes flooding — and flood reporting — increasingly likely, and yet government data on flood risk often falls short. The latest Reporter’s Toolbox offers an alternative, an ambitious, peer-reviewed dataset from a unique nonprofit research outfit that offers free data aggregated to the zip code, county and congressional district levels. More on the dataset and how to use it.

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November 3, 2021

DEADLINE: IJNR/SEJ Virtual Workshop on Environmental Racism and Indigenous Communities

The Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources, in partnership with SEJ, will present a virtual workshop, Nov 17-18, 2021, on covering the ongoing problem of Indigenous voices being ignored or silenced during conversations about contemporary natural resource management. Participating journalists eligible for story grants. Deadline: Nov 3.

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October 20, 2021

How Journalists from 13 Countries Covered the Crimes in the Global Fishing Industry

Oceans Inc. is a cross-border investigation series into crimes in the global fishing industry, from the South China Sea to the Antarctic. At 8:00 a.m. ET, meet the journalists behind the series and find out more about the Environmental Reporting Collective's reporting and training grants that are worth over USD15,000.

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October 27, 2021

SEJ Webinar: The Time Is Now — A COP26 Primer for Journalists

SEJ and the UN Foundation are bringing together UN policy experts and journalists to discuss what to watch for ahead of the 26th Climate Change Conference of the Parties, as the international community seeks to measure and accelerate progress towards meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement. 1:00 p.m. ET.

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