nrc http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/15902/all en Historic Energy Decision Initially Skipped by CBS, Bashed by ABC http://mrc.org/articles/historic-energy-decision-initially-skipped-cbs-bashed-abc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Nuclear Regulatory Commission approves plans for two new nuclear reactors, but ‘World News’ can only find opposition. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Feb. 9 the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) made history, paving the way for two new nuclear reactors to be built in Georgia. According to CNN.com, they would provide enough energy to power <a href="http://money.cnn.com/2012/02/09/news/economy/nuclear_reactors/index.htm">a million homes</a>. One broadcast network responded by only finding critics of the project, while the other two barely mentioned the news.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/historic-energy-decision-initially-skipped-cbs-bashed-abc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Media abc Diane Sawyer energy policy nrc nuclear power nuclear reactor nuclear regulatory commission steve osunsami three mile island World News Tue, 14 Feb 2012 21:33:36 +0000 julia.seymour 39151 at http://mrc.org No Nukes: How Three Mile Island was Disaster for Media Credibility http://mrc.org/articles/no-nukes-how-three-mile-island-was-disaster-media-credibility <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The massive earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan on March 11 claimed many lives and knocked the Fukushima Daiichi <a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bloomberg.com%2Fnews%2F2011-03-17%2Fjapan-s-nuclear-disaster-caps-decades-of-faked-safety-reports-accidents.html&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNHqgF9yYNIEUu57oAknMDwDNFwZdg">nuclear plant</a> offline reviving decades-old fears as well as liberal media bias about nuclear power.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/no-nukes-how-three-mile-island-was-disaster-media-credibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Environment Government Health International Media 1979 abc accident anti China cover coverage days disaster Documentary film Gray harrisburg hollywood industry island Japan March meltdown mile movie news nrc nuclear PBS plant power Press radiation reports syndrome tmi uygar Tue, 22 Mar 2011 17:35:00 +0000 admin 27534 at http://mrc.org