Nieman Reports

Winter 2002

Reporting on the INS

Cover for Winter 2002

Journalists who devote considerable time to coverage of immigration and investigation of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) write about why they report on a topic that rarely makes Page One. They also share experiences in how they’ve reported these stories, especially in the wake of the terrorist attacks. Arguably, this is one of the more difficult beats given the secrecy with which the INS guards much of what it does—a secrecy that some news organizations are now challenging on constitutional grounds. – Melissa Ludtke, Editor

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Reporting on the INS

Winter 2002: Introduction

By Science Journalism September 15, 2002

Journalists who devote considerable time to coverage of immigration and investigation of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) write about why they report on a topic that rarely makes Page One. They also share experiences in how they’ve reported these stories, especially in the wake of the terrorist attacks. Arguably, this is one of the more difficult beats given the secrecy with which the INS guards much of what it does—a secrecy that some news organizations are now challenging on constitutional grounds. – Melissa Ludtke, Editor Read more

Environment Reporting

Blue Earth Alliance

By Environment Reporting December 15, 2002

Concerned that magazines and book publishers were no longer funding photographers’ long-term projects, Natalie Fobes cofounded Blue Earth Alliance RELATED ARTICLE“Photojournalism and Environment Stories” – Natalie Fobes(BEA) in 1996 as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation. Read more

Training for Environment Writers

By Environment Reporting December 15, 2002

RELATED ARTICLE“Newsroom Issues Affect Environment Coverage”– Peter LordPaul Rogers, natural resources and environment writer at the San Jose Mercury News, compiled this list of training opportunities for journalists to improve environmental coverage. “One … Read more

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