Covering the Green Economy

Cronkite school announces two programs

By Victoria Pelham, The Downtown Devil, March 3, 2010

….   Robin Phillips, Web managing editor for the Reynolds Center, said the seminar will provide journalists with tools to understand issues in Covering the Green Economycovering business environmentalism, track money being used for environmental pursuits, learn about green legislation and recognize “greenwashing,” which is when companies promote themselves as “green” companies to a higher degree than their actual practice of environmentalism.

“We’ll attract some attention because nobody else is doing something quite like this,” she said. “Also, ASU is recognized as a leader … in green economy and sustainability, so it kind of reinforces what ASU stands for overall.” …