Journalists covering the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill considered new angles and new information at Poynter training in New Orleans. Here’s a sample of what has come out of “The Gulf Oil Disaster: Covering What’s Next,” Aug. 23-25, a specialized reporting institute funded by The McCormick Foundation.
- Using Crowdsourced Data to Report on BP Oil Spill (Aug. 26, 2010) by Al Tompkins, The Poynter Institute
- 5 Tips for Covering Disaster Preparedness (Aug. 25, 2010) by Al Tompkins, The Poynter Institute
- Oil Spill Stories to Look for in the Coming Months (Aug. 24, 2010) by Al Tompkins, The Poynter Institute
- Reporting the Oil Disaster: Beyond the Surface & Spill (Aug. 24, 2010), webinar on News University
- Resources for Covering the Gulf BP Oil Disaster, News University resource page
- If drilling moratorium drags on it could drain Gulf of Mexico activity, expert says (Aug. 29, 2010) by The Times-Picayune
- Life After Katrina, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, (Aug. 26, 2010) interview with seminar visiting faculty member Dr. Irwin Redlener, Columbia University, 3:16 into the story
- The Gulf oil spill: a case study for multimedia and crowdsourcing (Aug. 26, 2010) by Stefanie Chernow, editorsweblog.org, a publication of the World Editors Forum
- Steve’s Blog: Doctor, activist warn journalists of Gulf oil’s long term impact, (Aug. 25, 2010) by Steve Phillips, WLOX-TV.