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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Sachsman, David B.; Simon, James; Valenti, JoAnn Myer – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2008
This study provides baseline data regarding environment reporters in the twenty-first century, and then compares this baseline information about a specialized journalism beat to existing studies of U.S. journalists in general. This comparison between 652 environmental journalists working at daily newspapers and television stations and more than…
Descriptors: Professional Training, Journalism, Comparative Analysis, Behaviorism
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Sachsman, David B.; Simon, James; Valenti, JoAnn Myer – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2005
Environment reporters have been criticized for allegedly having an antibusiness bias. This study, based on a series of regional surveys including 364 U.S. environment reporters, found the journalists commonly used a business or economics framework for their stories. The reporters used some business organizations as sources more often than some…
Descriptors: Activism, Business, Corporations, Journalism Education
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Sachsman, David B. – Journalism Quarterly, 1976
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Environment, Higher Education, Mass Media
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Sachsman, David B. – Journalism Educator, 1986
Describes the progress and problems encountered by an eastern university's department of journalism and mass communication as it adapted to computer assisted instruction. (HTH)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Development, Journalism Education, Laboratories
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Sachsman, David B.; And Others – Journalism Educator, 1988
Emphasizes the effectiveness of teaching journalism skills through hypothetical role plays. Outlines the Environmental Risk Reporting Project's use of hypotheticals to teach coverage of environmental emergencies, and notes that videotapes of the presentation are also useful teaching aids. (MM)
Descriptors: Educational Media, Higher Education, Journalism, Journalism Education