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Posts tagged "Media Matters for America"

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 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...