How can journalists be invited to cover positive stories about ocean issues? MITSUE COOK

How can journalists be invited to cover positive stories about ocean issues? MITSUE COOK

Christine Whitney Sanchez Bruno Kauffman
LIsa Loving
Tova Averbuch

What are the positive things that are happening? What can I do?
NY Times- snowfall about the Arctic It may not be too late
Do an inventory of who is covering the ocean and create a relationship with the people who are reporting.
The story of the ocean is the story of people.
Homeowners Cleaning the beach
Nuclear decisions – compare Japan and Sweden. (Democracy in Japan and Sweden)
Water in different forms- flowing, interconnecting, recycling
In Eastern Europe- It was rivers that brought the people to push back against their governments
Connect the various water movements
Environmental writers- you can elevate the stories
Challenge to size down to key elements
IN society, dialogue is the equivalent to water
Open dialogue reduces mistrust of transnationals
BOb Stilger wrote book about Fukushima
VItze- activist protecting oceans
Dutch youth took juveniles and outcasts and trained them to be law enforcers
Maybe the attack (half conscious) on sweater is an attack on connection (Rather than in our own bubble)
Oceans seen as space for industry and building cities- instrumentalized rather than living
Social m edit campaign – Instagram
Take photos of ocean with this hashtag Joining larger movement
People are thirsty fo r you r message Existential threat of global warming
Time is shorter than you think
Make journalism Joe effective and creative Seriousness s, digestible policy education Provide straight reporting
Connections between different rent activist communities
Concentrate on local level Open people’s eyes
Most journalists are living in limited l Evelyn and. Resources
Local identities/ego grow as the negative focus grows (we are the best) Great journalists represent great ideas and point to collective action
Mentality
Humility
Changed mindset
Focus on daily life. – quality of life
What can you do on a daily basis to love H2O Practice journalism as if it’s The last day of you r life
Maybe the attack (half conscious) on sweater is an attack on connection (Rather than in our own bubble)
Oceans seen as space for industry and building cities- instrumentalized rather than living
Social m edit campaign – Instagram
Take photos of ocean with this hashtag Joining larger movement
People are thirsty fo r you r message Existential threat of global warming
Time is shorter than you think
Make journalism Joe effective and creative Seriousness s, digestible policy education Provide straight reporting
Connections between different rent activist communities
Concentrate on local level Open people’s eyes
Most journalists are living in limited l Evelyn and. Resources
Local identities/ego grow as the negative focus grows (we are the best) Great journalists represent great ideas and point to collective action
Mentality
Humility
Changed mindset
Focus on daily life. – quality of life
What can you do on a daily basis to love H2O Practice journalism as if it’s The last day of you r life