16 Dec '11, 10pm

At @Yalemediaforum I reply to claim that oil money pushed NYT to drop me from CO2 beat & science staff.

The only thing you got right is the title of your post… it is very much the media at fault here. And so you should know that when any news media insists on pandering to their audiences they fail their readers and lose community. Surely you are not asking that news media be excused from any responsibility for failing to properly sound the alarm? Serious followers of this issue really don’t bother with mass media like the NYTimes and Miller-McCune. Neither are responsibly covering the greatest story of all time. They try hard but they really have not discovered global warming… and Revkin insists on a wacky combination of fair-and-balanced opinions that nearly includes flat-earthers. Revkin was removed from the science beat and put into an opinion blog — because even the NYTimes – heavily supported by carbon fuel advertising could not support his style. Mass media is failing....

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