21 Oct '11, 6pm

Solyndra and Keystone XL: A case study of skewed coverage at Politico

Solyndra and Keystone XL: A case study of skewed coverage at Politico

An investigation reveals that Politico has indeed given more weight to Solyndra in its coverage. Like it or not, Politico drives morning chatter in Washington, D.C. Subject matter tip sheets are emailed every weekday morning. I subscribe to Morning Energy, "sponsored by America's Natural Gas Alliance," which lately has seemed like All Solyndra, All The Time. While Republicans want Solyndra to be an excuse to shut down all renewable energy stimulus, Democrats have been fuming at the amount of ink and pixels devoted to a non-scandal. About a week ago, I started tweeting the number of times Morning Energy mentioned Solyndra, comparing it to the number of times the same outfit has mentioned the growing evidence of a culture of cronyism , if not outright corruption, within the State Department's task of approving the Keystone XL pipeline. In response to grumbling such as mine, ...

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