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CWTP | Climate Change in the News: Implications for Public Engagement

Event Description

News coverage of climate change in the United States has significantly evolved since it first entered public consciousness in the 1980s. Changes in the media landscape have influenced how audiences consume — and now produce — information about the topic. Also, politicization and polarization affect how news media cover this crisis, and how audiences evaluate the coverage. Examine the ebb and flow of news coverage of climate change and its relation to public understanding of the issue.

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