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SEJ Webinar: Covering Climate, COVID-19 and Environmental Justice
At this moment of reckoning — with COVID-19, climate change and racial inequality — it has never been more clear that ensuring a safe environment for all requires recognizing that this inequity increases people's vulnerability to climate change, disease and disaster.
Through reporting on environmental injustice, journalists can help the public understand these linkages and share the experiences of under-represented communities with a wider audience. At the same time, the news industry is beginning to reckon with its own history of structural inequality and ongoing racism within the newsroom, which have helped to marginalize the concept of environmental justice and the reporters who cover it.
Join the Society of Environmental Journalists on Wednesday, July 8 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET, for an #SEJ2020 webinar with environmental reporters and storytellers who will discuss their experiences covering climate, COVID-19 and environmental justice.
All journalists welcome.
- Alastair Bitsóí, Communications Director, Utah Diné Bikéyah
- Debra Utacia Krol, Reporter, Arizona Republic
- Rico Moore, Freelance Journalist
- Mc Nelly Torres, Independent Investigative Journalist
- Additional Speaker TBA
- Meera Subramanian, Independent Journalist and President of the SEJ Board of Directors
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting.
Can't join the webinar? The recording will be posted here afterwards.