J500 Media and the Environment

Week 9


WEEK 9 (3/23-3/29/10):

  • 3/23/10 CLASS LECTURE: FOOD AS FUEL: A case study of corn ethanol and failed reporting on its efficacy.
  • Complete these readings/viewings before Week 10 class on 3/30
    Our Relationship With Food

1) Review organic industry consolidation charts
2) “All of Me,” Patricia Briesche
3) “Bingeing on Celebrity Weight Battles,” Jan Hoffman
4) “Health Ills Abound as Farm Runoff Fouls Wells,” Charles Duhigg
5) “Where They Grow Our Junk Food,” Margaret Webb
6) “Food Fight,” On the Media (audio)
7) “In Poor Health: Supermarket Redlining and Urban Nutrition,” Elizabeth Eisenhauer
8 ) “Growing Green: Peoples Grocery,” CNBC (video)

  • No posts for this week. Work on your interim report and final projects.

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