We consume news stories, but it’s not often we also have the opportunity to learn how those stories were found, reported, told. The reporting of every news story is a process of discovery and decision-making. Often, it’s also about trust-building with others, while putting one’s own self aside out of obligation to objectivity and accuracy. In this session, environmental journalists from different continents and mediums – narrative, interactive, geojournalism, audio – pull back the curtains on how they choose their stories, produce their work, make their decisions and tell the truth.
Journalists Sara Schonhardt, Sahana Ghosh, Fredrick Mugira and Bram Ebus on how to report environmental stories