As the global community prepares for the United Nations climate change conference beginning November 30 in Paris, National Geographic will dedicate its diverse portfolio of media properties to the coverage of climate change and climate science throughout the month of November.
After 18-years jointly operating the National Geographic Channels, the National Geographic Society and 21st Century Fox announced Wednesday that they are expanding their partnership to create a new media company, National Geographic Partners, to combine the channels with the society's other media assets, such as National Geographic magazine, National Geographic Studios, book and map publishing, and more.
On July 17, 21st Century Fox launched a $500,000 Challenge Grant to Hampton University's Scripps Howard School of Journalism. The funds will support the activities of the School's new Center for Innovation in Digital Media, which is designed to enable Hampton University students to learn about and explore new ways of gathering and distributing media content.
In 2008, FOX Sports launched FOX Sports University, an academic program that gives college students hands-on experience in the sports business. Participating students work closely with FOX Sports executives on a project in sports management, business, or journalism. The current academic year is the largest yet for the program, which now offers courses at 28 schools across the U.S.