Peruvian news organisation Convoca has launched an interactive tool to enable citizens to access environmental information related to the behaviour of Peruvian mining companies.
Ben Harrow, a student in my undergraduate online journalism classes, has written a blog post about the environmental news RSS feeds of some of the national newspapers.
It appears that the Telegraph ‘recycling’ RSS feed hasn’t been updated in 3 months (even during the Copenhagen talks), while
“The Daily Mail has upwards of 30 RSS feeds, each updating you on a celebrity of your choice. But no environment feed. Nothing.”
So what does a newspaper’s RSS feeds say about its priorities? Any other examples?
Earlier this year, Yale Environment 360 launched as an environmental, online-only publication with an international audience in mind. The articles cover global and national environmental issues and concerns. Allison White spoke to Editor Roger Cohn about the publication’s online goals for the magazine and its audience.
Why did you choose to go solely online? What are the benefits and draw backs?
We chose to go solely online for two reasons: the first is that we saw it as a way to reach a wider and truly international audience. We are covering global environmental issues, and we are looking to have readers internationally. Continue reading