GarryRogers Nature Conservation

GR:So focused on our navels last year, we had no time for the building climate disaster. The Media Matters story below included fine graphics with full commentary. Here’s a sketch and some of the graphs. Once again, Bernie Sanders showed his broad perspective on critical issues. He brought up climate change four times as much as hosts did on ABC, CBS, and NBC Sunday shows. Mainstream media failed, but there was certainly good coverage of climate change across the Internet. I reported on it on this blog more than 200 times. Here’s an example (https://garryrogers.com/category/climate-change/). Other blogs have mentioned thepoor 2016 coverage.

“In 2016, evening newscasts and Sunday shows on ABC, CBS, and NBC, as well as Fox Broadcast Co.’s Fox News Sunday, collectively decreased their total coverage of climate change by 66 percent compared to 2015, even though there were a host of important climate-related stories…

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3 thoughts on “How Broadcast Networks Covered Climate Change In 2016

  1. To see this drastic drop in 2016 climate news coverage is utterly shocking. The omission of real news is the epitome of fake news.

    Also is 2016, the top networks ignored Bernie Sanders’ campaign and his platform, which was THE incredibly interesting story of the election cycle, and vital for people to hear.

    Two issues in particular: 1) Climate Change, and 2) Money in Politics are destroying us. And yet, the vast majority of the population remains ignorant.

    I am tearing my hair out.

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