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Suggestions for hurricane-oil spill coverage

By Jack Williams ©2015

With Hurricane Alex no longer a threat to the people and vessels working to stop and clean up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, reporters, newscasters, editors, and other news people can take a breather and think about ways to improve coverage when the next hurricane moves into  the Gulf of Mexico. One of the things to think a lot more... »

Princely Pitfalls to Expaining Science

By Jack Williams ©2015

Prince Albert II of Monaco,whose environmental credentials are certainly as strong as those of any head of state, illustrated some of the pitfalls of trying to help people understand science during his talk and following question and answer session at the  National Press Club on Nov. 30, 2009. In his talk the Prince described his family's heritage of environmental concern going... »

The Other Important 40th Anniversary

By Jack Williams ©2015

The Page One Cover Story in the Friday, August 14 issue of USA TODAY, "Woodstock: More of a curiosity than a benchmark in 2009?" (online) is just one among the many such stories newspapers, Web sites, and television and radio networks (including NPR) are running to mark ... »