March 21, 2019
Two important food-related policies are under way this year. The federal government is reshaping guidelines for food, nutrition and health policies and programs for the next five years. Also, the new menu labeling guidelines rolling out this year require disclosure of calorie counts and other nutrition information for standard menu items at restaurants, bars, groceries and even vending machines. This Capitol Hill Issues Briefing will provide solid backgrounding for reporters on these issues.
NPF brought journalists to San Francisco and Monterey, Calif. this week to learn about the impact of climate change on fisheries and coastal communities; sustainable fishing; marine research methods and technologies and more.Find all resources here.
Each year, the National Press Foundation offers two all-expenses-paid fellowships for the annual Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The fellowship includes full tuition, housing, most meals and round-trip transportation. The 2019 seminars take place October 13 – 16.
The Society of Environmental Journalists is accepting applications for the Nina Mason Pulliam Award for best environmental reporting. The winner is awarded $10,000. Deadline is April 1. Details here.
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