'Environmental Journalism' Topic of Samford Symposium
Environmental journalism will be the topic of this year's Media Day symposium at Samford University Friday (MAY 3).
Natalie Pawelski, CNN environmental correspondent, will speak at 9:15 a.m. in the Samford Sciencenter Planetarium. Her topic will be "Deadlines, Hairspray and Oozing Stories: A TV reporter Tackles the Environment."
A panel discussion on "Biohazards, Junk Science and Community Reporting: Fact, Fiction and Public Reaction," will be at 10:30 a.m. in Brock Forum, Dwight Beeson Hall.
Panelists are: Pawelski, Katherine Bouma, environmental reporter, The Birmingham News; and Dr. Paul Blanchard, co-director of Samford's Master of Science in Environmental Management degree program.
The events are sponsored by Samford's Department of Journalism/Mass Communication and the Vulcan Materials Center for Environmental Stewardship and Education at Samford.
The public is invited to both events.