[asa] Blame the media for climate woes]

From: Dave Wallace <wdwllace@sympatico.ca>
Date: Tue Aug 07 2007 - 05:48:14 EDT

http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/story.html?id=ec7d9ac1-e5ee-40bd-a46e-c0941d09b9e2&k=62278

Blame the media for climate woes: analysis
Mike De Souza, CanWest News Service
Published: Sunday, August 05, 2007

OTTAWA - Mainstream U.S. media are to blame for stalled international
efforts to reach an agreement to fight climate change, according to a
new analysis released by a media watchdog group.

The report, in the latest edition of a magazine published by Fairness
and Accuracy in Reporting, said there are multiple examples of major
American media organizations watering down recent warnings from
peer-reviewed scientific literature about the consequences of global
warming and the human-produced pollution that is causing it.

The watchdog group based its analysis on a comparison of American and
British headlines and articles about the release of a series of
international reports that assessed the latest peer-reviewed on climate
change.
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Interesting.

Dave W (CSCA)

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