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EJ InSight is an occasional SEJournal Online column exploring the cutting edge of visual journalism on the environment, sharing exemplary work of leading practitioners in photojournalism, videography and data infographics.

For questions and comments, or to suggest future columns, email EJ InSight Co-Editors Andrew Cullen and Jonathan Hale at SEJournaleditor@SEJ.org.

Latest EJ InSight Items

December 13, 2023

  • If extreme heat seems an unusual subject for December, the new EJ InSight column reminds us that among the natural disasters sweeping 2023 were waves of devastating global highs. Yet telling that story visually is an enormous challenge, acknowledges former LA Times photo editor Silvia Rázgová, who shares insights into how to portray the seriousness of extreme heat, getting beyond the cliches and connecting (safely) with its dangerous reality.

October 12, 2022

February 16, 2022

  • Three teams of video journalists descended on the Brazilian Amazon amid some of its worst-ever fires to capture efforts of Indigenous rainforest “guardians” to protect it from destruction. They returned with award-winning reporting, but also a deeper understanding of the region and its people, and of how to bring the climate change story closer to home. They share their experiences, in the new EJ InSight.

September 15, 2021

December 2, 2020

July 15, 2020

March 4, 2020