170 Media Outlets Join CJR, ‘The Nation’ Climate Coverage Plan

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Objectivity and truth-telling are no longer the most “sacred” responsibilities of the news media, at least according to the far-left The Nation magazine. It’s now … climate change. “We see Covering Climate Now as a fulfillment of journalism’s most sacred responsibilities, which are to inform people and foster constructive debate about common challenges and…

Lefty Journalists, Climate Activists to ‘Transform’ Climate Coverage

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Columbia Journalism School wants “a new playbook” for journalism in a “1.5 degree world” because “we believe the news business must also transform.” So they’ve handpicked a selection of global warming alarmists and far-left media to instruct the media how to change. Don’t expect that change to be toward balance or giving climate skeptics any air…

Cronyism: Same Donor Funds Anti-Exxon Reporting, Group That Awards It

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Want to win an award for “distinguished environmental journalism?” Just make sure to work for an organization that gets anti-oil and gas funding from the same source as the prize and the university awarding that prize. Oh ... and one of the judges for the panel tasked with picking a winner.

Unsettling Science: The Media’s Legal Climate Crusade Against Exxon

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Galileo, the famous Italian astronomer and scientist, once said, “In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.” Tell that to the UN IPCC and the news media. Presumably, Galileo would find the use of the so-called “scientific consensus” on global warming as the basis to call for prosecution of dissenters…

Fmr. WashPost Editor Steve Coll Invokes Taliban in Critique of Hobby L

If you’re choosing one person who best represents America’s journalistic establishment, it’d be hard to top Steve Coll, a former Washington Post reporter and managing editor who’s now dean of Columbia University’s journalism school; a member of the Pulitzer Prize board; and a staff writer for the New Yorker. On Wednesday, Coll posted a piece on the New Yorker…

Poetic Honors: Liberal Journalism School Gives NBC's Richard Engel an

TV Newser reported NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel is the 2013 recipient of the John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism. “From the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the Arab Spring and the West Bank, Richard Engel’s courage and integrity inform his reporting,” said Steve Coll, Dean of the Columbia Journalism School and a former editor of The…

NPR Isn't 'Left Wing,' It 'Leads to a More Informed Electorate' and 'B

The public-radio show "On The Media" explored the debate over defunding public broadcasting on Saturday -- but utterly stepped around any evidence from certain conservative media watchdog groups that NPR or PBS have a liberal bias. Host Brooke Gladstone perfectly characterized how the NPR elite arrogantly conceive of their mission: some say they have a liberal bias, but they are…