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TV News Coverage Of Climate Change Too Focused On Disaster?

Reuters | Posted 11.23.2014 | Media

OSLO (Reuters) - Television news tends to focus on disasters such as droughts or floods in covering scientific findings about climate change, an appro...

TV News Completely Snubs People's Climate March

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.23.2014 | Media

The People's Climate March on Sunday was perhaps the largest climate change protest in history. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of...

Rupert Murdoch's Chilling Comments On Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.14.2014 | Media

Rupert Murdoch shrugged off the notion that climate change is a big deal in an interview on Sunday. Speaking to Sky News Australia (which he partia...

BBC Fighting Its Addiction To False Climate Change Balance

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.07.2014 | Media

BBC journalists are being told to stop giving so much time to guests who deny that climate change is happening. The broadcasting giant has been har...

Jack Mirkinson

UGH: CNN's Terrible Climate Change Segment | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.07.2014 | Media

Tuesday's release of a massive and sobering government report on the effects of climate change in the United States gave the American media a chance t...

Will The Media Actually Cover Climate Change NOW?

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.06.2014 | Media

By now, the media's failings when it comes to covering climate change are well known. Many outlets barely cover it, and when they do, you often alm...

Brianna Elliott

Which Cable News Network Covers Climate Change Most Accurately? | Brianna Elliott | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green

It is no secret that TV news coverage of climate change is far from perfect, even with outlets generally devoting very little time to the issue. And a...

BBC's Climate Change Coverage Draws Heavy Criticism

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Media

The battle over the media's coverage of climate change isn't limited to the United States. There's a fight brewing about it across the pond too. The t...

Cable News On Climate Change: YAWN

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Media

Any hopes that the biggest hitters in cable news would rectify their networks' near-total blackout of a major climate change report on Monday were mos...

Another Way The Media's Climate Change Coverage Is Going Wrong

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.25.2014 | Media

We already know that the broadcast media devotes very little time to climate change—and that, when it does, it often botches things. A new study sho...

Reuters' Climate Change Coverage Takes A Dive

Media Matters for America | Posted 02.26.2014 | Media

Reuters' climate coverage has continued to drop significantly under the regime of its new "skeptic" editor, with less than half the amount of climate ...

Jack Mirkinson

'Meet The Press' Shows Us Exactly How Not To Cover Climate Change | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.15.2014 | Media

On Friday, "Meet the Press" host David Gregory sent out this tweet: Plus - only on #MTP: Debating Climate change w/ Bill Nye @TheScienceGuy and Vic...

Fossil Fuel Front Groups on the Front Page

Gabe Elsner | Posted 02.26.2013 | Green
Gabe Elsner

Fossil fuel-funded front groups, commonly referred to as "think tanks" or "institutes," have been secretly influencing the media and the public on energy issues by moving pro-fossil fuel messaging.

Climate Model Coverage: Far From Model Journalism

Karthika Swamy Cohen | Posted 02.26.2013 | Media
Karthika Swamy Cohen

Rather than merely focus on their imprecise nature, the media should take some time to elaborate on the complexity of computer models and shed light on why they are imprecise, describing what we know along with what we don't know.

What the Akin Incident Can Teach the Media About Science and Climate Change Reporting

Josh Garrett | Posted 10.22.2012 | Media
Josh Garrett

I urge the American media to take this lesson away from the Akin fiasco: include scientific fact in your reporting whenever it is part of the story, and don't be afraid to identify statements as incorrect.

Climate Ostriches: Why Russia's and Pakistan's Extreme Weather Is About to Become the Norm

Erich Pica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

Record-setting temperatures in Russia, floods in Pakistan: It's tempting to categorize these as fluke events. But they will be tomorrow's norm if we continue to ignore that these events are harbingers of climate change.