Media and the Keystone March

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… television newscasts made just passing references to what the activists were calling the biggest climate change action in many years, perhaps ever. It was not mentioned on any of the Sunday chat shows. ABC World News on February 17 gave the protest all of 43 words and CBS Evening News 49, while NBC Nightly News turned in a more generous 63…

 

During some of CNN’s live coverage of the protests (2/17/13), anchor Deborah Feyerick remarked: “History being made in Washington. Thousands marching for more action on climate change.”

 

Indeed, it was a historic action. And when history looks back on how we responded to the climate change crisis, the fact that most of the corporate media missed its importance will be remembered.

Antonio Lopez‘s insight:

No surprises here. This is typical of climate change protestors gets marginalized.

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