News! Journalists doing their job, critically reporting on rising seas & the bee-pocalypse.

Summary: In their desperate race for survival in a world with too many journalists, they've given a warm reception to all kinds of doomsters. Events this week suggest that at least some journalists have realized that they have no competitive advantage at clickbait, but that there will always be a market for good journalism -- … Continue reading News! Journalists doing their job, critically reporting on rising seas & the bee-pocalypse.

Much of our news is people crying “wolf”. Do we still listen to real warnings?

Summary: You can always tell a slow news day when the clickbait flows. The good news is that most of the bad news is wrong.  The bad news is that the news diet served by our fear mongers has deadened us to the real dangers we face. (1st of 2 posts about this today) . … Continue reading Much of our news is people crying “wolf”. Do we still listen to real warnings?

Is the bee-pocalypse coming, when the bees die and our crops fail?

Bee Warning

Summary: Stories about a crisis reveal much about more than the specific threat. They demonstrate our ability to clearly see the world, assess relative risks, separate political advocacy from real dangers, and take action. . Contents More journalists than news Alarmist hype about the bees Scientists address the problem How this happens: churnalism For More … Continue reading Is the bee-pocalypse coming, when the bees die and our crops fail?