Media briefing for rural, regional and local journalists Rivona, Goa, September 27-28, 2012 | Centre for Science and Environment


Media briefing for rural, regional and local journalists Rivona, Goa, September 27-28, 2012

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and Goa Marathi Patrakar Sangh

Greening the pen
Understanding environmental issues for better reportage
A media briefing for rural, regional and local journalists
Rivona, Goa, September 27-28, 2012

This fellowship is supported by Jamsetji Tata Trust

DAY 1: September 27, 2012
10.00 AM: Welcome address: Raju Nayak, editor, Lokmat, Goa
10.30-11.00 AM: Introduction – media, its evolution and reportage of environmental issues: Souparno Banerjee, programme director-media, CSE and Richard Mahapatra, senior editor, Down To Earth, New Delhi

Tea: 11.00-11.15 AM
11.15 AM-1.00 PM: Session A: Mining

  • An overview: Claude Alvarez, Goa Foundation
  • A civil society perspective: Ramesh Gauns, activist, Goa
  • A media perspective: Raju Nayak and Niraj Naik, journalist, Digital Goa

Lunch: 1.00-2.00 PM
2.00-4.00 PM: Session B: Forests and Western Ghats

  • An overview: Richard Mahapatra
  • FRA and the right over bamboo: Aparna Pallavi, Down To Earth, Nagpur
  • A media perspective: Rajendra Kerkar, independent journalist, Goa

Tea: 4.00-4.15 PM
4.15-6.00 PM: Session C: Coasts

  • An overview: Baban Ingole, National Institute of Oceanography, Goa
  • Coastal communities and livelihoods: Bharat Patel, fisherfolk rights activist, Bhuj (Gujarat)
  • A media perspective: Sandesh Prabhudesai, chief editor, HCN Channel, Goa and Prakash Kamat, special correspondent, The Hindu, Goa

DAY 2: September 28, 2012
8.00 AM-2.00 PM: Field visit to Salaulim Dam

  • Briefing by Raju Nayak and Pandurang Prabhudesai

Return to hotel, lunch and leave for Panjim
 

Announcements

  • New Delhi, India
    November 6-7, 2014

    Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi (India)-based research and advocacy organisation, invites applications from journalists to attend its Annual Media Briefing on Climate Change. The briefing will be held in New Delhi on November 6-7, 2014. It will bring together media people and experts from countries of the Global South to discuss and debate a range of contemporary issues covering the science, politics, negotiations and impacts of climate change.

    CSE has been conducting this annual media meet – but only for South Asian journalists -- since 2009. This year, the event has been opened up to journalists from other countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

    CSE will support the travel and accommodation of selected participants.

    • For any queries, please write to the following:

    Souparno Banerjee
    Email: souparno@cseindia.org

    OR

    Papia Samajdar
    Email: papia@cseindia.org

    Register here>>

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    The Media Resource Centre

    Souparno Banerjee, programme director
    Email: souparno@cseindia.org

    Papia Samajdar, deputy programme manager
    Email: papia@cseindia.org

    Sheeba Madan, programme officer
    Email: sheeba@cseinda.org

    Aavika Dhanda, intern

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