Urban Environmental Reporting

Course Details

This course provides the fundamental background knowledge and skills that reporters need to cover the environment beat, which is certain to yield some of the most significant stories of the coming decades. The focus is on covering New York City’s environmental issues, such as air pollution, energy efficiency, urban farming, trash disposal, and the city’s preparations to manage the effects of climate change. Students in the Health & Science Reporting concentration must choose EITHER this course OR Investigative Health Reporting. Students in the Urban Reporting Program may also choose this as one of their subject concentration courses in the third semester.