Environment, Health & Science Audio & Video

Edward Morris: Art and Activism

November 15, 2017, 11:16 am

November 14, 2017— Edward Morris, Professor of Practice in the Department of Transmedia at Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts, discussed how art can complement and further the goals of activism during a visit to the Shorenstein Center….

Michael Pollan on Improving Food Policy and Its Coverage in the Media

October 31, 2017, 4:23 pm

October 31, 2017—Author Michael Pollan discussed the Farm Bill’s far-reaching impact on the U.S. food system and the environment, how journalists can better cover food policy, and more during a visit to the Shorenstein Center. Below are highlights from his…

Sarah Kliff: Health Care Policy in the Media

Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 12:00-1:00pm
Allison Dining Room, Taubman, 5th Floor

March 29, 2016 — Sarah Kliff, deputy managing editor for visuals at Vox, discussed media coverage of the Affordable Care Act, what’s next for health care policy, and Vox’s approach to covering policy. Kliff, whose work has included coverage for…

2016 Goldsmith Seminar on Investigative Reporting

Friday, March 4, 9:00am - 10:30am
Nye Conference Center, Taubman Building

A panel discussion with the winner and finalists of the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting: Robin McDowell, The Associated Press; Kimberly Kindy, The Washington Post; Michael LaForgia, Tampa Bay Times; Jessica Silver-Greenberg, The New York Times; Lisa Song, InsideClimate News; Jon Swaine, Guardian US; and Thomas Patterson, Shorenstein Center interim director…

Controversy! A Reporter’s Perspective On Global Climate & Energy Debates with Coral Davenport

Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 4:15-5:45pm
Littauer 230

February 9, 2016 — Coral Davenport, energy and environment correspondent for The New York Times, discussed her coverage of climate change policy, how the beat is changing, and how to make the subject matter interesting and relatable to readers. Davenport…

Sexism, Science and Science Writing: Promoting Women Leaders in the Lab and Newsroom
Panel Discussion

April 2, 2015, 6:00 pm

Panel Discussion featuring: Ann Marie Lipinski, Curator, Nieman Foundation for Journalism Meg Urry, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Yale University Jennifer Bogo, Executive Editor, Popular Science Despite considerable progress, problems of gender bias, pay inequity, and sexual harassment persist in…

Digital Tools Can Help Journalists Cover Complexity of Climate Change, Says Andrew Revkin

Wednesday, April 9, 12 p.m. | Cason Seminar Room, Taubman Building, first floor

April 9, 2014 – Reporting on the issue of climate change has posed many challenges to journalists such as Andrew Revkin, who writes the Dot Earth blog for The New York Times. At the Shorenstein Center on Wednesday, Revkin explained why the complexity of the issue and the limits of news models make for a difficult job, and how digital tools can provide answers.

Pooley: States, corporations can lead the way on U.S. climate action

October 20, 2010, 9:20 am

October 21, 2010 — When Eric Pooley started writing The Climate War three years ago, he didn’t think the book was going to be a “whodunit.” At the time, he recalled, the climate-change debate was shifting from scientific questions to…

Panel looks at the possibility of trying to ‘fix’ the earth’s climate

March 31, 2010, 5:36 pm

March 31, 2010 — The third and final event in the Climate Change and the Media Seminar Series, “Techno-Optimism or Pessimism: ‘Fixing’ the Planet’s Climate Problems,” lived up to the dramatic promise of its title. There was no lack of…

Revkin: Climate change information must come from outside journalism

February 4, 2010, 10:51 am

February 4, 2010 — The first of three Shorenstein Center/Belfer Center seminars on news coverage of climate change, “The Public Divide over Climate Change: Scientists, Skeptics and the Media,” was itself a lively debate. The panel featured Andrew C. Revkin…