Balance as bias : global warming and the US prestige press $

  title={Balance as bias : global warming and the US prestige press \$},
  author={Maxwell T. Boykoffa and Jules M. Boykoffb},
  • Maxwell T. Boykoffa, Jules M. Boykoffb
  • Published 2001
This paper demonstrates that US prestige-press coverage of global warming from 1988 to 2002 has contributed to a significant divergence of popular discourse from scientific discourse. This failed discursive translation results from an accumulation of tactical media responses and practices guided by widely accepted journalistic norms. Through content analysis of US prestige press— meaning the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and the Wall Street Journal—this paper… CONTINUE READING
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