The Changing Landscape: Environmental Journalism in the Age of Trump

Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
S414 Integrative Learning Center

Editors for global conservation news service Mongabay.com, which has been publishing since 1999 and now reaches 2 million readers per month in nine languages, will share how they developed careers covering this beat, how they see the media landscape changing during this pivotal period, and the role of nonprofit and entrepreneurial journalism in 2017 and beyond.

Panelists:

Rebecca Kessler, contributing editor

Glenn Scherer, contributing editor
Mike Gaworecki, staff writer and editor

Erik Hoffner, editor and content strategist


Then, in partnership with the School of Earth & Sustainability, the Mongabay team will host a live podcast recording with researchers from Harvard University's Long Term Ecological Research program (LTER). This event, "Changes to the Land: Discussion & Live Podcast Taping with Harvard Forest & Mongabay," will take place 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in the Integrative Learning Center, Room S240.

Harvard Forest scientists will discuss with Mongabay.com editors their landmark report "Changes to the Land," which covers forest fragmentation, climate change, science communication and what changes they are observing at the LTER.  

Panelists:

Jonathan R Thompson, senior ecologist Harvard Forest, Harvard University
David Foster, director of Harvard Forest LTER, Harvard University
Mike Gaworecki, Mongabay newscast host
Glenn Scherer, contributing editor, Mongabay.com