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Eric Biber Should environmental news coverage be in the science section?

A while back I wrote about how the New York Times’ environmental coverage had been in decline. The public editor at the Times has a new article stating that environmental coverage has recently increased substantially. I think that is a great thing. But I want to focus on another element … More >

Edward Wasserman The murder of journalists puts news media in a quandary

The murders of the U.S. journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff by their Islamist captors were trivial horrors in the spiraling calamity that has engulfed Syria and Iraq. Still, to me they were uniquely painful for reasons unrelated to the region’s incomparably greater misfortunes: They were the needless deaths of brave … More >

Eric Biber Environmental journalism in decline at the NY Times

Last March, The New York Times killed its Green blog and disassembled its environment desk, distributing the staff into other units.  Jayni Hein noted the possible concern that this change might result in  diminished resources for environmental coverage at the Times; she also noted the positive spin that some Times people put on … More >

Dan Farber Write your own news story

Just fill in the blanks, and you can save yourself the trouble of reading newspaper accounts about any new EPA action:

New EPA Regulations Spark Controversy

The Environmental Protection Agency today announced tough new regulations on [name of industry].  According to the agency, the regulations will save thousands of lives by … More >

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