The Pulitzer Center’s Rainforest Journalism Fund (RJF) views scientific reporting as one of the most critical and valuable fields that enhances public understanding of rainforests and the environment. Scientific knowledge expands concepts, adds nuance, and strengthens rainforest reporting.
To continue strengthening the capacity for quality environmental and scientific reporting, RJF presents this webinar that will discuss reporting on gastro colonialism and the intersections the report presents. This talk will expand on key issues reported on for the RJF-supported project, Hungry People at Merauke Food Estate.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
- What is gastro colonialism, why the issue is critical, and why it needs to be reported.
- How to apply academic and scientific knowledge to your day-to-day reporting. Relevant techniques and approaches to sensitive reporting subjects.
- Why and how research and studies are key to elevate reports.
- Ahmad Arif is a journalist for Harian Kompas and lead journalist on the project Hungry People at Merauke Food Estate.
- Sophie Chao is a researcher studying gastro colonialism at the Department of Anthropology at the University of Sydney in Australia.
- Franky Samperante is a member of the NGO Yayasan Pusaka Bentala Rakyat, Indonesia, which promotes Indigenous rights.
Bahasa Indonesia with English translation.