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Subject:  Foam-Rubber Finger Award Date:  10/12/2012  10:37 AM
Author:  wcaseym Number:  11899 of 20049

Once again, numero uno [nu·me·ro u·no] tool for one of the best or most important person or thing or whatever is being awarded. This time to the printed media - American newspapers.

America is unique when it comes to giving a platform to climate deniers and skeptics.

According to a new analysis of data released last year, American newspapers are far more likely to publish uncontested claims from climate deniers, many of whom challenge whether the planet is warming at all and are “almost exclusively found” in the U.S. media. The study was published in the journal Environmental Research Letters. ....


American Newspapers Give Far More Coverage To Climate Deniers And Skeptics Than Other Countries
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/10/05/968221/study-ame...

Deceive. Inveigle. Obfuscate. ... And why not? It pays, ...
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