Union Of Concerned Scientists Graph: Media Climate Change Coverage

Cable news climate coverage accuracyA few months ago, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) published an analysis of 2013 climate coverage by the three major American cable news networks. The networks were:  CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC.

UCS reviewed nearly 600 segments mentioning “global warming” or “climate change” across the networks’ most prominent evening and weekend programs during the 2013 calendar year.

The blue color signifies what UCS considers accurate information, the red color signifies misleading information.  Of the three, clearly Fox News gave the most inaccurate information and MSNBC gave the most accurate information.

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