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“The judge identified nine aspects of An Inconvenient Truth, nine core errors, where Al Gore either misstated the IPCC or prejudicially exaggerated what they found.” John Day is the lawyer for a British parent who sued the British Department
of Education when they tried to distribute An Inconvenient Truth to schools.
Journalist workshop trains reporters on how to "deal" with skepticism
Written by Kristin McMurray   
Wednesday, 09 June 2010 12:45
DWWe all remember the Society of Environmental Journalist's (SEJ) behavior when Phelim asked Gore some tough questions.  Cutting off his mic was unprofessional and supported biased journalism. 

Now we learn that the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum, apparently the german BBC, is having a workshop on how to deal with Global Warming skepticism.  The workshop is going to include advice like:

Falling back on a “neutral” journalistic position can mean playing into the hands of the skeptics at the expense of the basis of life.

Yes, let's throw traditional reporting with tactics like "investigating" right out the window.  If this is where the journalism sector is going, thank goodness we have bloggers.



Hat tip: No Tricks Zone


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