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Books

Environment Reporters in the 21st Century. David B. Sachsman, James Simon, and JoAnn Myer Valenti. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 2010.  See also at Google Books.  See review at SagePub.  Read review in PDF.

 

The Reporter’s Environmental Handbook, Third Edition. Bernadette M. West, M. Jane Lewis, Michael R. Greenberg, David B. Sachsman and Renee M. Rogers. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2003.  See also at Google Books.

 

Proceedings of the 1995 Conference on Communication and Our Environment. David B. Sachsman, Kandice L. Salomone and Susan Senecah, eds. Chattanooga, T.N.: The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Graphic Services, 1997.

 

The Environmental News Source: Providing Environmental Risk Information to the Media. Peter M. Sandman, David B. Sachsman and Michael R. Greenberg. Newark, N.J.: Risk Communication Project, Hazardous Substance Management Research Center, New Jersey Institute of Technology, February 1992, October 1988.  See also at Google Books

 

Environmental Reporter’s Handbook. David B. Sachsman, Michael R. Greenberg and Peter M. Sandman. Newark, N.J.: Environmental Risk Reporting Project, Hazardous Substance Management Research Center, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1988.

 

Environmental Risk and the Press: An Exploratory Assessment. Peter M. Sandman, David B. Sachsman, Michael R. Greenberg and Michael Gochfeld. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Inc., Rutgers University, 1987.  See also Google Books

 

The Environmental News Source: Informing the Media During An Environmental Crisis. Peter M. Sandman, David B. Sachsman and Michael R. Greenberg. Newark, N.J.: Risk Communication Project, NSF Industry/University Cooperative Center for Research in Hazardous and Toxic Substances, NJIT, March 1987. (This monograph has been incorporated into The Environmental News Source: Providing Environmental Risk Information to the Media).

 

Providing Environmental Risk Information to the Media: A Feasibility Study. Peter M. Sandman, David B. Sachsman, Michael R. Greenberg, Laurel Van Leer, Mayme Jurkat, Audrey R. Gotsch and Michael Gochfeld. Newark, N.J.: Environmental Risk Reporting Project, NSF Industry/University Cooperative Center for Research in Hazardous and Toxic Substances, NJIT, March 1986. (This monograph has been incorporated into Environmental Risk and the Press: An Exploratory Assessment.)

 

Environmental Risk Reporting in New Jersey Newspapers. Peter M. Sandman, David B. Sachsman, Michael R. Geenberg, Laurel Van Leer, Mayme Jurkat, Audrey R. Gotsch and Michael Gochfeld. Newark, N.J.: Environmental Risk Reporting Project, NSF Industry/University Cooperative Center for Research in Hazardous and Toxic Substances, NJIT, January 1986. (This monograph has been incorporated into Environmental Risk and the Press: An Exploratory Assessment.)

 

Articles

Environment Reporters and U.S. Journalists: A Comparative Analysis. David B. Sachsman, James Simon and JoAnn Meyer Valenti. Applied Environmental Education and Communication, Vol. 7 (2008), 1-19.

 

Regional Issues, National Norms: A Four-Region Analysis of U.S. Environment Reporters. David B. Sachsman, James Simon and JoAnn Myer Valenti. Science Communication, Vol. 28 No. 1, (September 2006), 93-121.

 

Wrestling with Objectivity and Fairness: U.S. Environment Reporters and the Business Community. David B. Sachsman, James Simon and JoAnn Myer Valenti. Applied Environmental Communication and Education, Vol. 4 (2005), 363-373.

 

Risk and the Environment Reporters: A Four–Region Analysis. David B. Sachsman, James Simon and JoAnn Myer Valenti. Public Understanding of Science, Vol. 13, (2004), 399-416.

 

Who Sets the Environmental Agenda? In The Reporter’s Environmental Handbook, Third Edition, edited by Bernadette M. West, M. Jane Lewis, Michael R. Greenberg, David B. Sachsman, and Renee M. Rogers. New
Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2003, pp. 48-59.

 

An Early History of Environmental Reporting and Public Relations. David B. Sachsman. SEJournal, Vol. 12 No. 2, (Fall 2002), 1, 14-15.

 

The Environment Reporters of New England. David B. Sachsman, James Simon and JoAnn M. Valenti. Science Communication, Vol. 23 No. 4, (June 2002), 410-441.

 

The Role of Mass Media in Shaping Perceptions and Awareness of Environmental Issues. David B. Sachsman. In Climate Change Communication: Proceedings of an International Conference, edited by Daniel Scott, et al. Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: University of Waterloo and Environment Canada, June 22-24, 2000.

 

Commentary: Should Reporters Use Risk as a Determinant of Environmental Coverage. David B. Sachsman. Science Communication, Vol. 21 No. 1, (September 1999), 88-95.

 

Reporting Risks and Setting the Environmental Agenda. David B. Sachsman. In Environmental Education for the 21st Century: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, edited by Patricia J. Thompson. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 1997, 129-141.

 

The Mass Media ‘Discover’ the Environment: Influences on Environmental Reporting in the First Twenty Years. David B. Sachsman. In The Symbolic Earth: Discourse and Our Creation of the Environment, edited by James G. Cantrill and Christine L. Oravec. Lexington, Ky.: The University Press of Kentucky, 1996, 241-256.

 

Communication Between Scientists and the Media: Introducing the Concepts of Risk, Risk Analysis, and Risk Communication to Journalists. In Hazardous Waste and Public Health: International Congress on the Health Effects of Hazardous Waste, edited by John S. Andrews et. al.  Princeton:  Princeton Scientific Publishing Co., Inc., 1994, 945-952.

 

The Mass Media and Environmental Risk Communication: Then and Now. David B. Sachsman. In Proceedings of the Conference on Communication and Our Environment, edited by James G. Cantrill and M. Jimmie Killingsworth. Marquette: Northern Michigan University Printing Services, 1993.

 

A Question of Quality: How Journalists and News Sources Evaluate Coverage of Environmental Risk. Kandice L. Salomone, Michael R. Greenberg, Peter M. Sandman and David B. Sachsman. Journal of Communication, Vol. 40, No. 4 (Autumn 1990), 117-130.

 

Risk, Drama, and Geography in Coverage of Environmental Risk by Network TV. Michael R. Greenberg, David B. Sachsman, Peter M. Sandman and Kandice L. Salomone. Journalism Quarterly, Vol. 66, No. 2 (Summer 1989), 267-276.  Read as PDF.

 

Network Television News Coverage of Environment Risks. Michael R. Greenberg, Peter M. Sandman, David B. Sachsman, and Salomone. Environment, Vol. 31, No. 2 (March 1989), 16-20, 40-44.

 

Network Evening News Coverage of Environmental Risk. Michael R. Greenberg, David B. Sachsman, Peter M. Sandman, and Kandice L. Salomone. Risk Analysis, Vol. 9, No. 1 (1989), 119-126.

 

Improving Press Coverage of Environmental Risk. David B. Sachsman, Peter M. Sandman, Michael R. Greenberg, and Kandice L. Salomone. Industrial Crisis Quarterly, Vol. 2, Nos. 3 & 4 (1988), 293-296.

 

Environmental Risk Reporting: Hypotheticals Teach Skills. David B. Sachsman, Peter M. Sandman, Michael R. Greenberg, and Kandice L. Salomone. Journalism Educator, Vol. 43, No. 2 (Summer 1988), 57-59, 77.

 

Linking the Scientist and the Journalist.  In HazPro ‘85, edited by Richard A. Young.  Northbrook, IL.:  Pudvan Publishing Company, 1985, 196-202.

 

Public Relations Influence on Coverage of Environment in San Francisco Area. David B. Sachsman. Journalism Quarterly, Vol. 53, No. 1 (Spring 1976), 54-60.

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