Journalism & Media

John Oliver's Take on the State of Journalism Sparks Discussion

Source: Last Week Tonight, 08/09/2016

Op-Ed: "Embarrassing Photos of Me, Thanks to My Right-Wing Stalkers"

"MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — There are shameful photos of me on the internet. In one series, my groceries are being packed into plastic bags, as I’d forgotten to bring cloth ones. In other shots, I am getting in and out of … cars. There are video snippets of me giving talks, or standing on the street. Sometimes I see the cameraman, sometimes I don’t. The images are often posted to Twitter, reminders that I’m being watched."

Source: NY Times, 08/08/2016

"In Olympics Opening Ceremony, Brazil Goes Big On Climate Change"

"Amid the pomp and circumstance of the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games on Friday, in between the fireworks and musical acts,...came a more somber message. In primetime, with the world watching, Brazil showed a video focused on the problem of global warming and climate change."

Source: Wash Post, 08/08/2016

UN Tries To Hide Involvement In Deleting Australia From Climate Report

"The United Nations has tried to cover up its involvement in the Australian government’s successful attempt to have all mentions of the country removed from a report on climate change and world heritage sites, freedom of information documents show."

Source: Guardian, 08/02/2016

Oil Lobby Paid News Outlets to Host Climate-Change Deniers at RNC

"At the award-winning seafood restaurant in downtown Cleveland that The Atlantic rented out for the entire four-day Republican National Convention, GOP Rep. Bill Johnson turned to me and explained that solar panels are not a viable energy source because 'the sun goes down.'"

Source: The Intercept, 07/25/2016

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