Climate on Cable

  title={Climate on Cable},
  author={Lauren Feldman and E. Maibach and C. Roser-Renouf and A. Leiserowitz},
  journal={The International Journal of Press/Politics},
  pages={3 - 31}
This study examines climate change coverage on the three major cable news channels and assesses the relationship between viewership of these channels and beliefs about global warming. Evidence from a content analysis of climate change coverage on Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC during 2007 and 2008 demonstrates that Fox takes a more dismissive tone toward climate change than CNN and MSNBC. Fox also interviews a greater ratio of climate change doubters to believers. An analysis of 2008 survey data from… Expand

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