FOX NEWS ON CLIMATE – FAIR AND BALANCED BUT MISLEADING
Science or Spin? Assessing ther Accuracy of Cable News Coverage of Climate Science; Accuracy varies significantly across major cable news outlets. All of them can take steps to improve their coverage of climate science.
April 7, 2014 (Union of Concerned Scientists)
“CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC are the most widely watched cable news networks in the U.S. Their coverage of climate science is an influential source of information for the public and policymakers…UCS analyzed the networks climate science coverage in 2013…Fox News was the least accurate; 72 percent of its 2013 climate science-related segments contained misleading statements. CNN was in the middle with about a third of segments featuring misleading statements. MSNBC was the most accurate, with only eight percent of segments containing misleading statements…” click here for more