Understanding environmental issues for better reportage A media briefing for local journalists

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, July 17-19, 2013

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi and the PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, organised a workshop on environment and its reportage.

The workshop was open to journalists working on local environmental issues, and journalism students.

As the world is becoming increasingly connected due to globalisation, so are the environmental issues. Local issues with global impacts and vice versa was explored with a bird's eye view. While issues such as climate change, water stress, Western Ghats were be covered in the workshop, the stress was on understanding how best to identify, research and report on them.

Journalists from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Karnataka participated in the workshop.