Institute for Environmental Journalism Summer 2019
A typical day may go like this ...
9:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. Building trust to produce collaborative journalism. Pair off to write a fellow classmate's future tribute at their 70th birthday party.
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Fake news is old news in global warming. How to see it and respond journalistically.
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Talking to sources: how to get answers to your questions.
11:15 a.m. – 12 p.m. Original reporting: What it is and how to do it. How to develop your Institute story idea.
12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. The dead web and other useful investigative internet tools.
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch provided by ICN
1:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Newsroom: Students will meet one-on-one with journalists to work on their story packages, interview sources and get writing.
Or like this ...
10:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
NYC: Field trip to the EPA's superfund site at the Gowanas Canal: Understanding one of the most toxic urban waterways in America. Hear from experts and community members about how efforts have failed to clean up the canal — and encroaching development and the EPA's disinterest may threaten any hope of restoration.
Coastal Maine: Field trip to Great Duck Island via COA's college research vessel, Osprey: Experiencing research work on colonial nesting seabirds and island ecology. Learn from supervising faculty and a group of COA students who live on the island for the summer, at the Alice Eno Field Research Station.
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Newsroom: Participants meet one-on-one with journalists to work on their story packages, interview sources and get writing.