Tag: climate change

by Julie Keck

1. Univision buys African-American news site The Root (Shannon Bond / Financial Times) 2. What’s going on at Medium? (Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed) 3. NSA surveillance authority lurches closer to expiration (Mike DeBonis & Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post) 4. Global news organizations agree to share climate change content (Mark Sweney / Guardian) 5. Buying […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Yale researchers to study learning game apps (Natasha Singer / New York Times) 2. Seymour Hersh on My Lai and the state of investigative journalism (Jared Malsin / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Sea level rise app launched (Ted Gutsche / Eyes on the Rise) 4. Online-test security, social media, and cheating: A recent history […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Boston Globe launches interactive timeline and podcast for bombing trial (Aleszu Bajak / Storybench) 2. China blocks web access to ‘Under the Dome’ documentary on pollution (Edward Wong / New York Times) 3. Anti-science advocates are freaking out about Google truth rankings (Joanna Rothkopf / Salon) 4. The New York Times has Instagram, but […] more »

by Robert Gutsche

Miami, no more. That’s a scenario we’re facing in South Florida as the world’s seas continue to rise. FIU advertising and PR students produced an explanatory video on sea level rise. Credit: eyesontherise.org. Over the “past half-century,” The Washington Post reported in October, “average sea levels in South Florida have risen by 4 to 6 inches, […] more »

by Jessica Weiss

For environmental journalists around the world, a lack of access to data on issues from oceans to sanitation can make it hard to report accurately on projects and policies. But technology may be changing the game. “Recent advances in technology have the power to revolutionize transparency within the sustainability movement,” said Manish Bapna, acting president […] more »

by Nadia White

MediaShift’s science journalism coverage is sponsored by the Columbia Journalism School, which offers an innovative specialized M.A. for experienced journalists who want to cover science, business, arts or politics in a sophisticated, nuanced manner. Learn more here. In his lab, scientist and Nobel prize winner Steve Running focuses on creating and confirming new facts and […] more »

by Frank Nuijens

MediaShift’s science journalism coverage is sponsored by the Columbia Journalism School, which offers an innovative specialized M.A. for experienced journalists who want to cover science, business, arts or politics in a sophisticated, nuanced manner. Learn more here. If you regularly do a Twitter search for the words “science journalism,” like I do, you’ll be amazed, […] more »

by Corbin Hiar

American environmentalists recently suffered a pair of devastating defeats in their decades-long effort to halt global warming. Progress stalled on domestic legislation to cap greenhouse gas emissions prior to a key UN summit in Copenhagen. Lack of leadership from America, the world’s second largest climate polluter, made it impossible to produce and binding international agreement […] more »