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MSNBC Climate Coverage Most Accurate, Study Finds

A new study released this month found that MSNBC had the most accurate climate coverage of three major cable news networks: MSNBC, CNN, and Fox News. The study, which was conducted by the Union of Concerned Scientists and featured by the Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media, found that 92 percent of MSNBC’s […]

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Fox News Only Covers Climate When It’s Cold

A Media Matters analysis recently featured in Salon reveals that Fox News’ climate coverage is heavily driven by weather patterns. In other words, Fox only covers climate when it’s cold. According to the analysis, Fox covered climate change nine times during the polar vortex cold spell between Jan. 2 and Jan. 8 of this year, […]

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The Colbert Climate Word: The New Abnormal

A master at delivering valuable messages to the mainstream by glazing his serious words with comedic delivery, Stephen Colbert recently tackled climate change in his “The Word” segment. Colbert’s attempt to logically reconstruct the “give up” mentality on climate change reveals its illogic, leading him to conclude we’ve reached a “new abnormal.” The Word – […]

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New Report on Fox & WSJ’s Misguidance of Americans on Climate Change

In a new report, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) compared six months of Fox News broadcasting and a year’s worth of Wall Street Journal editorial pages that reference the topic of climate change and global warming to examine the mainstream scientific understanding of each topic. 93% of information presented by Fox News and 81% […]

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Republicans’ Trust In Biased Media Warps Perception on Climate Change

A new study confirmed the long-held belief Fox News is extremely biased against the scientific consensus on climate. Another finding, that Republicans are more influenced by cable news than Democrats, further explains the influence on denial. Climate truth communicators must strategize how to counteract the conservative cable news denial messaging.  Read the full article from […]

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It’s Hot! But Fox Only Talks About Global Warming When It’s Snowing

ecoAmerica’s Founder and Chairman, Bob Perkowitz, is featured in a recent video produced by Media Matters that analyzes how Fox News’ climate change denial dialogue is purposely seeding doubt on climate change, dangerously inhibiting the public’s ability to learn the truth, and blocking America’s ability to move on solutions.   Posted 7.20.2011 on Media Matters […]

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How Fox News Debunks Global Warming

How Fox News Debunks Global Warming

This Treehugger article brings attention to an ad a Fox News journalist posted requesting a source to "point out the ridiculousness" of statements Al Gore recently made on the effects of global warming, even if the person accepts  "the somewhat-implausible argument."  This blatant desperation for anyone, regardless of qualifications or true beliefs on climate change, […]

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News Corp. Going Carbon Neutral, Fox News Still Going Nuts

News Corp. Going Carbon Neutral, Fox News Still Going Nuts

Treehugger posted an interesting piece the other day that show just how blatantly some media outlets are confusing the climate change issue in the eyes of the American public. Fox News is notorious for spinning climate change as a hoax, propoganda and not something to be taken seriously. And yet, Fox's owner, News Corp, must […]

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