Raw interview footage with sources investigating the reasons why environmental racism and injustice are so underreported in mainstream media, leaving grassroots news to fill in the gaps.

Amelia Blakely, who is a reporter for the Southern Illinoisan in Carbondale, Illinois and I discuss how some government agencies communication tactics deter young journalists to pursue the environmental beat for print and digital publication.

Andrea Firestone, who is a digital content producer for KSDK in Saint Louis, Missouri and I discuss what environmental issues get coverage on broadcast television and why.