Journalism in a Changing World – Improving Climate Coverage and Including More Voices

Date & Time
12:00pm, 10 November 2021 - 2:00pm, 10 November 2021
Location
SEC, Glasgow, UK
About the event

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Climate change impacts communities around the world in disparate ways. National and local journalists have an important role to play in both helping their communities make sense of global developments and also bringing new perspectives to the climate change discourse from diverse and under-represented voices.

This panel discussion took place on November 10 at the UN Climate Talks (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland and featured journalists from around the world actively reporting on the historic climate negotiations.

Panelists included Chinese journalist and policy expert Hongqiao Liu, Brazilian journalist Daniela Chiaretti, Ugandan journalist Fred Mugira, and Earth Journalism Network Asia-Pacific Manager Amy Sim. The discussion was moderated by international journalist and broadcaster Isabel Hilton, founder of ChinaDialogue.net and former correspondent for The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Guardian, and The New Yorker.

Journalists on the panel offered examples of how their coverage has helped engage their audiences, contribute to community movements, inform NDCs, and influence their COP26 delegations.

This panel discussion was organized by the Climate Change Media Partnership, a program that brings journalists from developing countries to attend and report on global climate change summits, led this year by the Stanley Center for Peace and Security and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, with support from the Commonwealth Foundation.

Discussion
Location
SEC, Glasgow, UK
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