Society of Environmental Journalists en Environmental Reporting Pod Dismantled <p>The Shop Talk panelists discuss the New York Times’ decision to do away with its environmental reporting “pod” and its “green” blog. The pod was a group of reporters and editors who focused solely on the environment.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Readers and critics have criticized the changes and the timing of the announcements – news of the blog’s demise was released on a Friday afternoon, which is a good time to release an announcement that you don’t want many people to hear.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 00:17:24 +0000 Rich Egger 31061 at Environmental Reporting Pod Dismantled Shop Talk - February 21 <p>The panelists discuss the problems the Society of Environmental Journalists have encountered in recent years with the US EPA.</p><p>The SEJ says the federal agency asks for questions in writing ahead of time, it wants to know what kind of story the reporter is working on, and it&#39;s slow to respond to requests for information. The journalism group says the EPA rarely makes available the expert who could be most helpful with the story.</p> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 19:05:01 +0000 Rich Egger 10573 at Shop Talk - February 21