Bruno Takahashi, awards a top student paper award.
Faculty and doctoral students affiliated with the Knight Center presented environmental research recently at the International Communication Association’s (ICA) 66th Annual Conference in Fukuoka, Japan.
The theme of the June 9-13 conference was “Communicating with Power.”
Michigan State University’s Knight Center for Environmental Journalism is sponsoring a fulltime paid internship at Interlochen Public Radio for an MSU student or recent graduate to report on the environment.
The internship is based at the station at the Interlochen Center for the Arts in Interlochen, Michigan. Compensation is $1,000 per month plus housing and all meals when the cafeteria is open. Continue reading
When Tom Springer (M.A. 2002) applied for his new position as managing director of the Environmental Change Initiative at the University of Notre Dame, he wondered if he’d have enough of a science background to qualify.
MSU J-School alum Margie Bauman. Image: Stacy Hoxsey
The Knight Center and its news service, Great Lakes Echo, got a mention in the Cordova (Alaska) Times, thanks to an alum of Michigan State University’s School of Journalism.
Margaret Bauman (BA ’64) mentioned both in her story about a bacterial disease that afflicts fish. Bauman, who covers fisheries for the Prince Williams Sound publication, got the idea for the story from an Echo report
on the same disease in the Great Lakes basin.
That story was reported by Knight Center Director Eric Freedman. While Bauman’s story had the Alaskan spin on the disease, it also mentioned some of the information Freedman reported regarding its presence in the Great Lakes Basin. She credited the story and the center.