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"Water: A National Crisis" Webcast
March 11 and 12, 2013
Exploring the issues surrounding the national drought national experts discussed how the changing climate has affected weather patterns across the nation. Special attention will be given to helping journalists report on these issues.
Download the presentation slides from the panel below.
- Terry Dunmore, co-author of the national intelligence estimate on global water (via Skype)
Moderated by Dr. Peter Gade, Gaylord Family Endowed Professor, Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Oklahoma.
Follow the discussion on Twitter: #WaterCrisis
This is a special webcast as part of the National Tornado Summit in Oklahoma City, OK.
Students in the JMC 4183 - Advanced Multimedia Journalism class are researching and reporting on the water crisis in the U.S.
Their stories will be posted as a Special Report at routes.ou.edu beginning March 11. This class is led by Pulitzer Prize winning Professor John Schmeltzer (Chicago Tribune) and Emmy award-winning Professor Mike Boettcher (ABC News).