History of Environmental Journalism

These presentations on the history of environmental journalism and the environmental movement are given by reporters, former reporters and other experts.  Here you will also find links to Knight Center tools for examining historical environmental images and news stories and to a Knight Center-produced documentary about DDT.

Dying to be heard
The Knight Center documentary examines an MSU scientist’s role in Silent Spring

First on the beat
Casey Bukro, Chicago Tribune

Roots of environmental journalism
Mark Neuzil, professor, University of St. Thomas

History overview of environmental journalism
Former Knight Center director Jim Detjen

Environmental history jeopardy – learn it the first time through the game and then test your retention with subsequent plays that randomize the questions