European Journalism Observatory
Seeking to experiment with a new approach to reporting the climate negotiations, an international collective of journalists has set out to cover the 2013 UN Climate Change Conference through a collaborative live blog, aggregating local perspectives from around the globe. The Climate News Mosaic, a non-profit project, was funded through a crowdfunding campaign and the live blog, on an open source platform donated by its developers, was hosted on nine different news websites.
Yale Climate Connections
Grappling with the appropriate context for climate change stories, the choice – temporal and spatial – will always be insufficient. Yet, marrying , the local with the global, the present with the future, would enable a much better frame of reference for capturing the scope of the climate crisis, especially through collaboration.
Israeli public diplomacy often uses the term “the only democracy in the Middle East”. But without comparing, Israel is also unique by being one of the few democracies, if not the only one, in the world that subjects its media to military censorship.