Media coverage of the greenhouse effect

  title={Media coverage of the greenhouse effect},
  author={Moti Nissani},
  journal={Population and Environment},
  • Moti Nissani
  • Published 1 September 1999
  • Political Science
  • Population and Environment
Following brief reviews of (a) the decisive role of the media in American politics and (b) earlier studies of media partiality and superficiality, this paper examines media coverage of the greenhouse effect. It does so by comparing two pictures. The first picture emerges from reading all 100 greenhouse-related articles published over a five-month period (May–September 1997) inThe Christian Science Monitor, New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, andThe Washington Post. The second picture… 
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