On Copenhagen, not surprisingly, ideologically driven media outlets are working overtime to brand themselves and appeal to their respective audiences. Not only do we have the expected conservative commentary and reporting from brands such as Fox News and National Review archived daily at hubs such as the Drudge Report but there is also an initiative called the Copenhagen News Collaborative that brands together in one place commentary and reporting from reliably liberal news organizations and blogs such as Mother Jones, Huffington Post, TreeHugger.com, and Grist.
Conservative and liberal echo chambers on Copenhagen are unavoidable and likely to be extremely profitable for the respective news organizations and bloggers. But the unfortunate consequence is that the “Daily Me” of like-minded views on climate change is only likely to amplify polarization.
Who — or what — really controls your mind?
The journal Environmental Health Perspectives leads off its December issue with a news feature on the relevance of framing research to science communication. For readers who have followed recent review […]