06 May '11, 6pm

Public Radio, Drop Marketplace - It's Biased for Monsanto

Please tell your local Public Radio Station to drop the program Marketplace (if it carries it) because it stepped over the line on May 4 by broadcasting a biased and inaccurate story that sounds as if it was written by its major underwriter: Monsanto Inc. Read the transcript, read the comments. This is not journalism. This does not belong on public radio. Please forward. http://marketplace.publicradio.org/display/web/2011/05/04/pm-the-non-organic-future/ This piece begins by quoting demographic data from the United Nations and continues to uncritically report that organic agriculture cannot feed the world's growing population. Too bad the Marketplace reporter didn't bother also look at a report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that concludes that a broad scale shift to organic agriculture can produce enough food on a global per capita basis to feed the wor...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23165.cfm

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