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Climate change in the newsroom: journalists' evolving standards of objectivity when covering global warming

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Hiles, Sara Shipley (main author), Hinnant, Amanda (author)
Format:
Journal article+
Publication Date:
2014
Published:
USA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
attitudes, coverage, environment, environmental communication, journalists, reporting, research communication, scientific communication, trends, writing styles, climate, climate change, objectivity
Notes:
Research among experienced environmental journalists reveals a shift since 2000 in their view of "balance," as an element of objectivity. They now advocate a "weight of evidence" approach where stories reflect scientific consensus.