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REPORTING OF NEW ZEALAND NEWS MEDIA ON CLIMATE CHANGE IS NOT BALANCED

Posted 15 July 2016

"As a public watchdog, an independent press plays a vital role in providing accurate, fair and balanced reporting of public policy debates. When matters are contentious, the Press Council states that 'a fair voice must be given to the opposition view.' However, in the controversial area of anthropogenic global warming, media reporting is not balanced. As a result, pro-global warmers have gained traction with their apocalyptic claims. In the process they have secured lucrative funding for salaries and projects, as well as gaining major influence over policy makers and governments."  Dr Muriel Newman writes on the website of the New Zealand Centre for Political Research

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Last Updated ( Friday, 15 July 2016 )
 
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