Mid-Atlantic (DC DE MD PA VA WV)

June 2, 2009

"The End of Local News? If Communities Lose Newspapers, Who Will Fill the Void?"

SEJers in Maryland or the DC area might be interested in this free University of Maryland J-school symposium.
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June 2, 2024

DC SEJ Happy Hour

SEJ DC-area members who met at this year's SEJ conference in Philadelphia are planning an environmental journalist happy hour. Non-SEJ environmental journalist friends are also welcome. The gathering is at 4:00 p.m. at the Midlands Beer Garden in Petworth/Columbia Heights. 

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Amid Controversial Sale, U.S. Steel Falls Behind In Cleaner Steelmaking

"U.S. Steel’s proposed sale to Nippon Steel stokes concerns over labor rights and national security, all while the company continues to break clean air laws in Western Pennsylvania."

Source: Daily Climate, 05/10/2024

"The Surging Demand For Data Is Guzzling Virginia’s Water"

"In recent years, these data centers have been rapidly expanding in the United States. But the gargantuan facilities do more than keep cloud servers running — they also guzzle absurd amounts of water to run cooling systems that protect their components from overheating."

Source: Grist, 05/09/2024
May 1, 2024

Environmental Journalists on the Frontlines of Democracy

Prior to this year's World Press Freedom Day, the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program, in partnership with SEJ, will celebrate the important role of environmental journalism and highlight the need to protect journalists around the world from surveillance, censorship, oppression and violence. 10am ET.

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Philly Steaks Out New Ground

It just wouldn’t be the Society of Environmental Journalists annual conference recap without the waggish tales of SEJ’s resident wit, David Helvarg, who once again this year skewers the lot of us, sparing not a jot of our five days in Philadelphia. Read on and prepare to snicker.

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April 19, 2024

DEADLINE: Planet Forward Frontline Climate Fellowship

The Planet Forward Frontline Climate Fellowship, June 10-July 19, is seeking six unique, highly diverse college students to report environmental stories from, by and about underserved communities on the front lines of climate change and environmental inequity. This is a paid opportunity. Apply by Apr 19.

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