CBS Now Farming Out the Bias to College Kids?

Looks like "Couric & Co." are looking for summer interns for CBS's "Springboard" program. And college journalism students are in luck, they can write up an original story on global warming to get the job:

Here is how it works. First, create an original story based on one of three topics: climate change; the American Spirit; or Iraq war veterans. These are issues that have all received extensive coverage on the CBS Evening News and at – but we want to hear YOUR take.

But wait, there's more. The "best submissions will be posted online." I'm curious just how balanced those "best submissions" will be. I for one am relishing the possibility of MRC summer interns dissecting the bias of CBS summer interns. [continued...]

You can read more here. Of course, it's a step up from what ABC did last year.

That network asked viewers to send in evidence of what they considered the impact of global warming.:

Witnessing the impact of global warming in your life?

ABC News wants to hear from you. We're currently producing a report on global warming and want to find out if you've seen differences in your daily environment that you think are caused by climate change.

Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd
Ken Shepherd is a writer living in New Carrollton, Md.