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
 

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