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March 7, 2024

How Journalists Can Support the PRESS Act

Join Freedom of the Press Foundation and the Society of Professional Journalists, 12-1 p.m. ET, for an off-the-record virtual panel discussion explaining the PRESS Act, and why reporters and editorial boards should cover it. The panel will be followed by an on-the-record Q&A session with audience members.

February 27, 2024

CJF Webinar: Emerging Business Models for News

This Canadian Journalism Foundation panel features industry upstarts rethinking how to deliver value to audiences and build healthy, diversified mission-driven businesses. See how these trailblazers are building active communities and reshaping the future of news through novel revenue models. 1:00 p.m. ET.

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March 1, 2024

Climate Justice Series: Resource Extraction and Energy Equity in India

This event will explore the current situation in India, what policies are being proposed, and the future of marginalized coal-communities. It's the latest installment of a series examining social and economic justice issues related to climate change and the energy transition in India. 10:00-11:30 ET.

February 28, 2024

Coppell Sustainability Summit

This free event, hosted by the Coppell Eco Club in Coppell, Texas, 6:00-8:30 p.m., is aimed at creating change at a city-wide and political level to become more environmentally-conscious. RSVP now for a fun night of movies, free food and exceptional speakers.

July 31, 2024

AHCJ/IRE Webinar Series: Follow the Money — The Business of Health Care

AHCJ and IRE are collaborating on a free, four-webinar series combining their respective expertise in health reporting, data and investigative journalism. Register for "Coverage 101: Understanding private health insurance and Medicare/Medicaid plus a new tool for reporting on your state,” 1-2 p.m. ET on Jun 26.

February 7, 2024

Share Your Science Story: SWCC Science Communication 101 With Ive Velikova

Join science communicator and climate educator Ive Velikova in this Science Writers & Communicators of Canada workshop to explore principles of effective communication — emphasizing audience engagement and storytelling. You'll gain skills to convey complex scientific concepts to diverse audiences. 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET on Zoom.

October 24, 2024

SciLine Crash Course: Stats Essentials for Math-Averse Reporters

SciLine's free, one-hour “crash course” — designed for reporters who cover science, health, or environment issues but lack statistics or data training — aims to take the stress out of reporting on the numbers that could be crucial to your next story. Includes Q&A.

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January 24, 2024

SciLine Media Briefing: Renewable Energy and the Grid

SciLine’s next media briefing will summarize progress towards U.S. renewable energy goals and address hurdles that remain for communities—including technical and economic challenges, and ways that everyday life may change for individuals in a renewable future.

February 29, 2024 to March 1, 2024

IIJ Freelance Journalism Conference

This online event, Feb 29-Mar 1, is presented by the Institute for Independent Journalists, an organization whose mission is the emotional and financial sustainability of freelancers of color. Journalists can get a 10% discount on registration.

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December 13, 2023

SEJ Webinar: Learn How To Apply for Report for America Job Openings

Learn about Report for America and how to apply for more than 50 full-time journalism positions, including 11 environmental positions offered through a partnership with the University of Missouri School of Journalism and the Society of Environmental Journalists. These 11 positions are part of the Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk, a collaborative network meant to boost coverage of environmental and agricultural issues throughout the river basin. 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET.



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