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Reporters are leaving newsrooms for newsletters, their own ‘mini media empire’

As newsroom jobs grow scarcer, journalists are building their own platforms via email newsletter.
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Originals

Peter Dykstra: I have breaking news….

Sean Hannity speaks to millions daily, including one pliant president, via Fox News and his syndicated radio show. Guesses at his annual income start at about $30 million.

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Climate

Peter Dykstra: Reporters regroup to refresh and recharge

There's a self-deprecating quote, usually attributed to either Sigmund Freud or Groucho Marx, that I like to pull out for special occasions.

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Toxics

Sarah Vogel: Americans must know if they are exposed to chemicals — reporters need access to EPA

The summit should be setting off alarm bells for all who care about the health of American families.
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LISTEN: Azmal Hossan on the sociology of climate crises in South Asia

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Op-ed: We don’t have time for another fossil fuel bridge

Those holding up carbon capture and hydrogen as new climate solutions are leading us down the wrong path.

Climate storytelling: Creativity and imagination in the face of bleak realities

Working with youth writers on a climate-fiction screenplay has opened my eyes to the power of the arts in confronting environmental crises.

Ocean plastic pollution

Too much plastic is ending up in the ocean — and making its way back onto our dinner plates.

Peter Dykstra: Protected by an alphabet soup of acronyms

CITES, CCAMLR, LDC, MBTA, CBD, Ramsar, LWCF ... they may make your eyes glaze over, but they protect our health and planet.

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