Wyss, Bob.

Covering the environment : how journalists work the green beat / Bob Wyss. - New York : Routledge, 2008. - xiv, 311 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. - LEA's communication series .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [270]-291) and index.

Introducing the beat -- Covering the environment -- History of environmental communications -- Reporting the beat -- Understanding risk -- Understanding science -- Interviewing scientists -- The regulators -- The advocates -- Reporting tools -- Writing the beat -- Short news stories -- Longer news stories -- Side beats -- Opinion -- Broadcast journalism -- Online journalism -- Understanding the beat -- Fairness and advocacy -- The future of environmental journalism.

9780805857689 (hbk.) 0805857680 (hbk.) 9780805857696 9780805857696 (pbk.) 9780203927601 (ebk.) 0203927605 (ebk.)

2007019662


Environmental protection--Press coverage.
Mass media and the environment.

PN4888.E65 / W97 2008

070.44 WYS