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Public Blames Media for Too Much Celebrity Coverage

As I’ve documented several times here at Framing Science, despite record amounts of news attention to climate change, the issue has often been eclipsed by coverage of “Paris Nicole Smith” and other celebrity scandals. So who is to blame for the skewed priorities of the press?

In a survey out this week, Pew finds that 87% of the public believes that the media has gone overboard on celebrity coverage and a majority of respondents think that it’s news organizations who are to blame rather than public appetite.


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