Young climate journalism on the agenda

  To the right: Andreas Ytterstad, Head of the research group Media, Environment and Society – together with BBC journalists Josie Verghese and Nisha Kapur andAstrid Rommetveit from NRK.  

The conference ”Improving climate journalism, engaging the youth” was held online from OsloMet 8 – 9 October.  The research group Media, Environment and Society at the Department of Journalism and Media Studies hosted the two day international web based conference on how to engage young people by improving the practices of climate journalism. 

BBC journalists Josie Verghese and Nisha Kapur were invited to speak about How can and do we cover climate change? How we developed a strategy for covering climate change and implemented it in our newsroom. Astrid Rommetveit in the Norwegian Broadcasting was the third speaker the first morning. 

Professor emerita Elisabeth Eide reported from a MediaClimate project supported by JMIC Youth and Schoolstrikes world-wide together withRisto Kunelius, professor of journalism, University of Helsinki in Finland. 


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