NYU Arts & Science

 

2018 - Spring: Environmental Reporting

Day & Time: Wednesday, 10:00am-1:00pm
Location: Room 654
Course ID: JOUR-GA 1188.001
Instructor: Dan Fagin

This class has four broad aims: first, to help you learn to produce deep, engaging, important stories on environmental topics; second, to ground you in crucial scientific concepts such as risk assessment, epidemiology, environmental law, biodiversity threats and climate science; third, to expose you to the work of exemplary environmental writers and thinkers, from Henry David Thoreau to Bill McKibben and beyond; and fourth, to understand how and why environmental journalism has changed with the emergence of digital platforms. We’ll also spend a day on technology coverage because it’s not adequately addressed elsewhere in the SHERP curriculum.

 

 

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