On May 14, the Global Investigative Journalism Network published an extensive data journalism resource guide, which includes tips and tools for activities such as data mining, visualization and mapping, and analyzing statistics. View the complete list here.
Given the importance of China to the sustainability of global fisheries – it is the largest seafood producer in the world by a wide margin, and a major re-processor, importing fish from over 100 countries – Internews' Earth Journalism Network commissioned an in-depth study of Chinese media coverage of fisheries issues. The report, carried out by researchers at the University of Hong Kong University, analyzed Chinese publications and carried out in-depth interviews with Chinese journalists. It can be downloaded and read in its entirety via the link below.
Beginning April 29, 2013, Internews' Earth Journalism Network is hosting a weeklong workshop at the University of California at Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism aimed at training mid-career environmental journalists from around the world in the best emerging practices of digital journalism. Workshops will include presentations from representatives from Google Earth, LinkedIn, and the Knight Digital Media Center. Participants will meet with Earth Journalism Network's Earth Journalism Scholars Program, and selected fellows will also participate in a panel on environmental journalism hosted by San Francisco's Commonwealth Club. Click below to download the complete schedule and list of participating fellows.
Internews' Earth Journalism Network and the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley have joined together to form the Earth Journalism Scholars Program. The centerpiece of this program is a for-credit course on international environmental reporting taking place during the spring semester of 2013. Here is the syllabus for the class, drafted by lecturer James Fahn and co-instructor Mark Schapiro.
As part of the EJN Fellowship Program to the IUCN World Conservation Congress that took place in September, 2012, journalism trainer Jeff Rutherford has developed a media guide on agro-ecology and food sovereignty issues to help journalists in their efforts to cover these issues.
Translations of this toolkit are available in English, Chinese, Portugues and Spanish.
Attached is the Agenda of Climate Communications Day at COP18 in Doha on Dec 4th, 2012. A summary of the event can be found at
Bios for moderators and panelists speaking at the 2nd annual Climate Communications Day being held in Doha, Qatar on Dec 4, 2012.
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA -- When scientists, journalists and academics gather at this year’s UNFCCC Climate Change Summit in South Africa, one question will be addressed for the first time in this setting at a forum organized by and for media professionals: How can information on climate change best be communicated?