- 2013 ‘State of’ Report Describes Continuing Woes of Journalism
- Jared Diamond, Yesterday’s World, Today’s Perceptions, Tomorrow’s Climate
- NASA’s Science Visualization Wall: Cool Is An Understatement
- Stations in Three Virginia TV Markets to Try Expanding Climate Coverage
- Millennials, Change, and Outlook for Climate Activism and Coverage
- Making Sense of Sensitivity … and Keeping It in Perspective
- New York Times Cuts Back Again: Farewell to ‘Green’ Blog
Category Archives: Media
Major business periodicals appear to be lagging in terms of coverage of corporate boardrooms’ increasing awareness of risks posed by a changing climate.
The iSeeChange radio project in rural Colorado fosters conversations about the weird and wild weather of 2012, addressing a community’s questions about drought, wildfires and more while telling scientifically accurate stories about climate change.
In a media atmosphere increasingly characterized by ‘for’ and ‘a’gin’ opinion writers, libertarian Ron Bailey has his own take on climate, climate science … and possible policy responses.
Commenters to public broadcasting’s ‘NewsHour’ site decry a ‘hack piece’ of reporting involving an extensive interview with blogger skeptic and former weathercaster Anthony Watts … and also the several responses by the NewsHour editor and reporter directly involved.
Numerous media reports dealing with wildfires, with record-breaking heat, and with a possible connection to climate change capitalize on 2012 weather anomalies for a ‘teachable moment.’ And two articles in academic journals provide more context on the subject.
Researchers say climate frames reflecting public health, rather than environmental or national security issues, may do more at persuading those ‘as yet unpersuaded.’ Cautions expressed about a ‘boomerang’ or backlash effect from national security framing.
Animation is a powerful tool communicators can use to enhance their messaging on climate change, but effective messaging can still be nullified by faulty transmission or bad reception.