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The Science Journalist Online: Shifting Roles and Emerging Practices

Science journalists in the US and UK face unique pressures adapting to the social and participatory nature of online news, to economic conditions that force them to fill a diversity of roles in the newsroom, and to the many hats they must wear if they are to survive as freelancers. As a consequence, science journalists...

Response to Statements Made by Blogger Joe Romm on Analysis of Coverage at the Washington Post

Allegations of widespread “false balance” in mainstream news coverage of climate change– as well as other mainstream media portrayals– have been voiced for more than a decade. Among the strongest voices asserting widespread false balance has been blogger Joe Romm.  Consider these examples, which are representative of many similar claims consistently voiced by Romm: An...

Response to Joe Romm’s Statements on Climate Shift Report Analysis of Spending

Based on the analysis in Chapter 1 of the Climate Shift report, it is no longer tenable to assert a David vs. Goliath narrative when it comes to comparing the financial resources of the major national environmental groups and their opponents among conservative groups and industry associations.  Greens bring in vastly more in revenue, spend...

Response to Statements by Joe Romm and Media Matters for America

UPDATE: See also response to statements by Joe Romm on spending analysis. Today marks the release of the report Climate Shift: Clear Vision for the Next Decade of Public Debate. The report was formally scheduled for release Wednesday, April 20, but the media embargo was broken earlier today by the blogger Joe Romm.   In...