Routledge Handbook of Environmental Journalism (Hardcover)
The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Journalism provides a thorough understanding of environmental journalism around the world.
An increasing number of media platforms - from newspapers and television to Internet social media networks - are the major providers of indispensable information about the natural world and environmental risk. Despite the dramatic changes in the news industry that have tended to reduce the number of full-time newspaper reporters, environmental journalists remain key to bringing stories to light across the globe. With contributions from around the world broken down into five key regions - the United States of America, Europe and Russia, Asia and Australia, Africa and the Middle East, and South America - this book provides support for today's environment reporters, the providers of essential news in the 21st century.
As a scholarly and journalistic work written by academics and the environmental reporters themselves, this volume is an essential text for students and scholars of environmental communication, journalism, and global environmental issues more generally, as well as professionals working in this vital area.
About the Author
David B. Sachsman holds the George R. West, Jr. Chair of Excellence in Communication and Public Affairs at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. His books include Environmental Risk and the Press, The Reporter's Environmental Handbook, and Environment Reporters in the 21st Century.JoAnn Myer Valenti, Emerita Professor of Communication, is co-author of Environment Reporters in the 21st Century, a founding SEJ Academic Board Member, and an AAAS Fellow.
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