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How broadcast TV networks covered climate change in 2019

By Ted Macdonald Photo: Melissa Joskow / Media Matters
The volume of climate change coverage on the corporate broadcast nightly and Sunday morning news shows increased 68% from 2018 to 2019. Despite this increase, climate coverage as a whole still made up only 0.7%…

PBS NewsHour significantly outperforms corporate broadcast nightly news shows in covering climate change

By Allison fisher Photo: PBS NewsHour
In 2019, PBS ran more segments on the climate crisis than ABC, CBS, and NBC combined. PBS NewsHour has traditionally outperformed its broadcast counterparts in both the scope and depth of its climate coverage.

Doom and Gloom: The Role of the Media in Public Disengagement on Climate Change

Photo: Diane Haeker
In July of 2008, as a national broadcast correspondent, I reported on environmental conditions in Newtok, a remote community of roughly 400 Yup’ik people in Northwest Alaska. Newtok was losing forty to a hundred feet…