Posts tagged 'Reynolds Business Center'
In case you weren't able to catch the live stream from today's Reynolds Center-sponsored event, 'What's Next For the Economy in Your Town," below you will find video from our reporter Russ Choma's presentation on 'Five Local Stories To Do Now On The Green Stimulus."
His PowerPoint presentation is here.
Wednesday's event, held at American University, was designed to help journalists determine which economic stories matter for their local audience.
For the past day and a half I've been in Phoenix at the Covering the Green Economy conference at ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. The conference, organized and hosted by the Reynolds Center for Business Journalism, was organized to give local reporters insight into covering the green economy.
It's a great topic. With the challenges we face as a nation economically and environmentally, green business is only going to become a bigger and bigger part of our world. But it's also a topic area that involves a heavy dose of science and a lot of ...
Choma is on the program for 21 business and environmental journalists from around the country and Canada attending the seminar at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
The three-day reporting institute, funded by a grant from the McCormick Foundation, is designed to teach attendees "to recognize 'greenwashing,' track federal stimulus dollars designed to create green jobs, and answer consumers' most frequently asked questions about leading environmentally sustainable lives."
"Greenwashing" describes the practice of businesses falsely claiming ...