Think Tanks That Deny Climate Science Get More Coverage Now Than Five Years Ago - Public Citizen
Q: Why is the New York Times promoting anti-science *stink tanks so frequently?
A: Because the “Gray Lady” is now managed by click whores who care more about their bottom line than our shared environment.
We analyzed the extent to which prominent climate-denial think tanks associated with this conference have been covered over the past five years by the top 50 U.S. newspapers by circulation and the national television news networks.
Rather than decline, media coverage of five prominent think tanks that tout climate change denial has risen over the past five years, with conservative media and even some mainstream media providing an uncritical platform for them
Below are our full findings, first for newspapers, then for television. A methodology section follows after the findings.
*my favorite nickname for institutions that are anti science or that promote pseudo-science in the name of extreme politics.