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The AGS provides highly qualified geographers to speak to the Media on a variety of issues critical to human, environmental, political, and economic development.
The AGS Writers Circle produces Commentary and Op Ed pieces about issues of importance to global society. From 2003 to the present, over 100 local, regional, national and international newspapers have published versions of sixtythree Op Ed commentaries by members of the AGS Writers Circle.
Media outlets include The Washington Times, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the Chicago Sun-Times, Pravda, Hawaii Reporter, the Anchorage Press, myriad regional and local outlets, and blogs around the world.
With expertise in such areas as geopolitics (e.g., Afghanistan and the Middle East), spatial technologies (e.g. Geographic Information Sciences (GIS) and Spatial Modeling), water management, global climate change (e.g. Sea Level Rising), globalization, urban growth and change, and social issues (e.g., cyberspace, privacy, cultural imperialism, religious conflict), among others,
the American Geographical Society can provide Media representatives with up-to-date and insightful analysis of current and historical events.
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