In reporting on climate change, ABC and CBS have excluded any commentary from any skeptical scientists for literally years.


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In reporting on climate change, ABC and CBS have excluded all commentary from any skeptical scientists for literally years.

Neither CBS nor ABC have included a skeptical scientists in their news shows within the past 1,300 days, but both networks included alarmists within the past 160 days — CBS as recently as 22 days ago. When the networks did include other viewpoints, the experts were dismissed as “out of the scientific mainstream” or backed by “oil and coal companies.”

It is almost like these news organizations are closing their eyes and sticking their fingers in their ears and chanting, “La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la…” Not the kind of behavior you’d expect from a legitimate news organization.

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4 comments

  • Cotour

    Their argument is that because “global warming” or “climate change” what ever moniker it goes by at the moment, is something that transcends science or logic of evidence because its something that they intuitively KNOW is correct and because of that and the immensity of the subject there is no time left to deal with anything that might indicate something less.

    They are dealing with the future and established measurement about the past do not indicate (in their minds) what similar conditions in the future will or may be. Thats the beauty of the whole thing, they are not burdened with extrapolating the known, they can deal in the unknown and anything is possible in that world.

    Its perfect and hard to counter act. And I am not saying that humans should not be aware of what effects they have on their environment, they certainly should and they should constantly strive to mitigate any abuses (pollution).

  • Chris Kirkendall

    Re: Not the kind of behavior you’d expect from a legitimate news organization – my problem is, ABC, NBC, See-BS, MSNBC, CNN, et al, stopped being legitimate news organizations a long time ago. I agree – no LEGITIMATE News org would do this – but they aren’t legitimate & haven’t been for many, many years now. They are more in the mold of the old Soviet gov’t-controlled propaganda mouthpieces, Tass & Pravda – only worse ! ! Worse, you say?? How so? Because at least most Soviet citizens were aware they were being fed propaganda & discounted much of it, but the majority of Americans are unaware that a supposedly “free and independent” media has a definite agenda & supports a particular (Socialist) viewpoint, and therefore, believe just about everything they’re told! When I’ve tried to point this out to some folks, they’re incredulous – “Why would they LIE?”. I find that to be FAR more dangerous than something generally known & recognized as propaganda. Hand in hand with this, many observers have correctly pointed out that the Environmental/Green/GloBULL Warming movement is, at its core, Socialist, anti-Capitalist, anti-religious, anti-human and anti-American…

  • Don

    It is all about $$$$$$$$$$$. Taxpayer $$$$$$$$$$$$ The ‘media’ is in it as well.

    http://a-sceptical-mind.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/Comparison-charts.jpg

  • John M. Egan

    I totally concur!

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