Wednesday, March 15, 2017
There are 2 million farms in the U.S. that help feed the world. Everybody eats, so why has food become fraught with controversy? Over four days, journalists will learn about food labeling, growing methods, GMOs, pesticide and herbicide use, agriculture research, antibiotics, organics, sustainability and government policy. All U.S.-based journalists can apply.
Training: May 14 – 17, 2017
It’s not a “News Media” thing. It’s a “You and Me” thing. Insights from media attorney & NPF chair Kevin M. Goldberg.
An updated Freedom of Information Act adds to reporters’ toolbox.
As plainly false stories spread, media must knock down widely-held fictions.
In a video Q&A with the National Press Foundation, Shane Harris of The Wall Street Journal laid out strategies reporters can employ to interview off-the-record sources – and to make sure those conversations remain private. “If somebody is reaching out to you with a method of technology that is not secure, you should say, ‘Let’s move this to a place that is a little more protected,’ ” Harris said.
The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) is currently accepting applications for its 2017 Excellence in Journalism Awards. Apply here.
A Forgotten Piece Of African-American History On The Great Plains | Luke Runyon | Harvest Public Media | 2015 Food & Farm Fellow
How Depression and Anxiety Go Hand-in-Hand | Lisa Esposito | U.S. News and World Report | 2016 Mental Health Fellow
Home has helped hundreds with addiction | Wendy Holdren | The Register-Herald (West Virginia) | 2016 Opioid Fellow