Archives for March, 2018
Posted: March 16, 2018 | Tags: Environment
Photo by Josh Benson, IRW
From left, Talia Buford, Robert Bullard, Jon Waterhouse, Adrianna Quintero and Mustafa Santiago Ali talk about their research and reporting on the environment.
Over the past 14 months, the Trump administration has reversed dozens of U.S. environmental policies, overturning at least 33 environmental rules. And 24 additional rollbacks are in progress, including the announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, distinguishing the U.S. as the only country opposed to the accord, according to the New York Times.
Last year, President Trump also signed executive orders to greenlight the Keystone ...
Posted: March 14, 2018 | Tags: journalism
Data journalism is still new to me. Despite that, I decided to dive in head first and attend the recent NICAR conference in Chicago.
It was one of my best experiences as a journalist so far.
I was reluctant to attend after feeling ignored for being “just an intern” at another event last year. But my editor at The Investigative Reporting Workshop, where I now intern, pushed me to go, promising that NICAR would be different. I’m glad that I did.
I arrived late, hungry and eager and dashed into a session on digging deep for radio and podcasts ...