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Widening the Circle of Accountability: The Media’s Role in Climate Disinformation

Event Details

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
7-8 p.m.
Public Affairs Journalist in Residence Amy Westervelt will discuss the news media’s role in the fossil fuel industry’s efforts to block climate action and obscure climate science. Westervelt also will discuss the conventions of journalism that enable the powerful and those that empower the public. She is the founder of Critical Frequency, a podcast network and production house. Please register via link below for access.