The “Media” Need to Report on the Climate Crisis Every Day

Because when the ship is going down, that should be the main focus of the daily, onboard bulletin

If the ship is going down, why are we still reporting what’s on offer at the buffet?

“The global news media has failed in its most essential and important role: to provide the news that is most meaningful to our lives and to protection of ourselves and our families.”

From the very beginning, after Al Gore’s first movie came out, it was clear to me the media had not been reporting on global heating in an ethical and comprehensive manner. If it takes an independently produced movie to expose us to what the news media has failed to alert us to, that our home base, our life support system is threatened to the point of possible human extinction, then the global news media has failed in its most essential and important role: to provide the news that is most meaningful to our lives and to protection of ourselves and our families.

This event was reported by a local news station. The next was not. But the question properly is: Why do we have to do this at all?

Author, coach, teacher & former investigative journalist: San Francisco Chronicle and Examiner, Inc. Magazine, Metro SJ, Recipient of 3 CNPA First Place awards.

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