The past two days have seen the killing of 13 protesters and hundreds injured, as citizens gathered to protest the copper smelter plant of Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd. in the…
Environmental journalism is an area of journalism which requires you to apply an extraordinary level of scrutiny on the actions of governments, corporations, individuals and civil society organisations. Not only of your findings will necessarily be positive or neutral, but it is likely that some of them could be polarising, ruffle a few feathers and cause offense.
So how does one distinguish between being honest to your views and opinions and still protect oneself from being sued for libel?
Sometimes, your piece might contain an interview or refer to spoken material. Using these sources does wonders for the quality and depth of your piece. Therefore, it is important to understand how best you can use quotations in your writing.