Category Archives: News Notes

Eric Alterman’s New Yorker Feature Critical, if Sobering, Newspapers Overview

Ink-in-the-veins journalism types – or is it anachronisms? – may shed a well-deserved tear in reading liberal City University of New York journalism professor Eric Alterman’s “Out of Print: The death and life of the American newspaper” in the March [...]

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E&E News’s ‘Climate Wire’ Online Service … News You CAN Use but May Not Find Elsewhere

The new online ‘ClimateWire’ news service, produced by the publisher of the more established ‘Greenwire’, is starting off by providing some useful reporting on climate issues that may have slipped under the radar of most less specialized media.

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Wall Street Journal’s ECO-nomics Conference, Workshop

The Monday, March 24 issue of The Wall Street Journal provides a fresh perspective on how seriously parts of big business may be taking public concerns about climate change. It appears from the report that a driving concern for these [...]

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Researcher Boykoff’s Nature Commentary: Media Wrongly Mixing Climate Science, Policy

Climate change news researcher and academic Max Boykoff writes in a recent Nature Reports Climate Change “Commentary” that despite recent evidence that coverage of climate change is improving, “all too often, media reports conflate the vast and varied terrain of [...]

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Climate Change and the Sunday Comics Page

You know the climate issue has truly arrived as a newspaper fixture when it moves beyond the news, opinion, business, sports, and feature sections to show up in the Sunday comics – twice on the same day.

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‘Debate’ Site Aggregates Pro and Con Climate Items

If the public conversation about manmade global warming is losing some of its essentially debate-like quality, you couldn’t tell it from glancing at a new website called “Climate Debate Daily,” a pro-and-con aggregator of items published elsewhere.

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Pacific Northwest Low-Oxygen Events: ‘Tipping Point’ Linked to Warming?

Reporters in the Pacific Northwest might find some good stories in digging into a Science magazine study by Jane Lubchenco, Oregon State University’s well-known marine biology professor.

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