All pages with keywords: media coverage


British press watchdog says climate change article was faulty

British press watchdog says climate change article was faulty

in the news Bob Ward 16 September, 2017

The New York Times, 16 September 2017


Misinformation in ‘The Times’ and the ‘Daily Mail’ about hurricanes and climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 14 September, 2017

Bob Ward assesses attempts made by Richard Littlejohn and Matt Ridley to deny any link between climate change and Hurricane Irma. read more »


Third anniversary of fake news story in ‘The Mail on Sunday’

Third anniversary of fake news story in ‘The Mail on Sunday’

a commentary by Bob Ward 1 September, 2017

Yesterday was the third anniversary of one of the most inaccurate and misleading articles about climate change impacts on the Arctic that has ever been published by a UK newspaper. … read more »


Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme duped by climate change sceptic Lord Lawson

a commentary by Bob Ward 14 August, 2017

It has been a bad few days for the BBC and Radio 4’s flagship ‘Today’ programme after it was again humiliatingly duped by climate change ‘sceptics’. At 7:10 am on … read more »


Humiliating mistakes by ‘The Mail on Sunday’

Humiliating mistakes by ‘The Mail on Sunday’

a commentary by Bob Ward 18 September, 2013

‘The Mail on Sunday’ is facing humiliation after two articles published earlier this month which attacked the evidence for climate change were revealed this week to contain embarrassing errors. The … read more »


By giving a platform to climate change sceptics, the BBC is misleading the public

By giving a platform to climate change sceptics, the BBC is misleading the public

a commentary by Bob Ward 24 July, 2013

The corporation is sacrificing accuracy by being impartial between facts and fictions. The New Statesman


Recycling the myth that global warming ‘stopped in the mid-1990s’

Recycling the myth that global warming ‘stopped in the mid-1990s’

a commentary by Bob Ward 18 October, 2012

David Rose loves to tell readers of the ‘The Mail on Sunday’ that global warming ‘stopped’ in the mid-1990s. On 5 December 2010, the newspaper published a long article by … read more »


The Australian Echo Chamber of Climate Change Denial

The Australian Echo Chamber of Climate Change Denial

a commentary by Bob Ward 10 September, 2012

The Australian newspaper proved last week that the echo chamber of climate change denial is not restricted to the United States and United Kingdom. The Huffington Post UK


Media disasters? Newspaper coverage and the distribution of humanitarian aid

Media disasters? Newspaper coverage and the distribution of humanitarian aid

a research article by Tom McDermott 20 July, 2012

Reference McDermott, T.K.J. July 2012. Media disasters? Newspaper coverage and the distribution of humanitarian aid. Work in progress.


The BBC is sacrificing objectivity for impartiality on climate change

The BBC is sacrificing objectivity for impartiality on climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 6 July, 2012

It is now more than a year since the BBC Trust published a seminal report on the impartiality of the broadcaster’s coverage of science, but there is clear evidence that … read more »