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Media Hype Hansen’s Latest ‘Alarming’ Prediction: Sea Levels to Rise 10 Feet

Critics say claim has ‘zero credibility,’ but CBS, NBC, MSNBC, other media call it a ‘bombshell’ from a ‘top climate scientist.’
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Famous Journalist’s ‘70s Ice Obsession: ‘Glaciers Down to the Mason-Dixon Line’

‘Murrow Boy’ Howard K. Smith also feared ice age, cited scientists and called their arguments ‘pretty convincing.’
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MSNBC Suggests Connection Between Blizzard and Climate Change on Five Separate Shows

Cable network guests and hosts bring up climate change in snowstorm reports, although some scientists dispute connection. 
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Networks Confident in CDC over Ebola, 98 Percent Ignore Agency Failures

Only 1 of 54 stories express concern about CDC’s competency, handling of dangerous diseases.
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Reddit Bans Climate Change Skepticism, Urges Media to Follow

Moderator calls skeptics ‘conspiratorial’ and ‘blind.’

Science Fiction

5 Years After: Networks Celebrate Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Truth,' Ignore Scientific Flaws, Criticism

The Top 10 Economic Myths of 2010

Journalists' tall tales included praising GM for 'keeping faith' with taxpayers, comparing soda to cocaine, and attacking the Chamber of Commerce over baseless 'foreign money' claims.

ClimateGate 1 Year Later: Networks Barely Cover Scandal, But Defend and 'Exonerate' Accused Scientists

Climate controversy shook public's faith in global warming science, but not network news media's. Reporters downplayed allegations, defended the science and turned accused into victims.

Fire and Ice

Journalists have warned of climate change for 100 years, but cant decide weather we face an ice age or warming

Gloucester Times Uncovers Journalist-Environmentalist Caribbean Retreat

Left-leaning Pew Center funds getaway for scientists to 'better market their message' and network with science reporters.
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