Author Archives: Lisa Palmer

About Lisa Palmer

Lisa Palmer is a Maryland-based freelance writer and a regular contributor to The Yale Forum. (E-mail: lisa@yaleclimatemediaforum.org, Twitter: @Lisa_Palmer)
Editorials Take on Early Obama Initiative

Opinion Pages Tackle ‘Peril, Progress’; Applaud, Reprimand, Fuel and Efficiency Directives

The extraordinary thing about editorials in American news media isn’t that they are inherently cunning or engaging. It’s that they treat mundane and complex issues alike with an unusual degree of disparity while presenting detailed arguments. This is the case [...]

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What Lies Ahead as Mainstream Outlets Shrivel?

Potential Abounds, But Will They Deliver? New Media and Coverage of Environment

As the watchdog press splinters from an aged business model, the prospects for original reporting of climate change and environmental topics have seldom appeared more uncertain. Indeed, mainstream coverage of global climate change dwindled last year as newspapers filed for [...]

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