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Addressee Profile: Jeff Fager, Chairman of CBS News

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fagerJeff Fager is the Chairman of CBS News. He made our list by heading up one of the top ten news outlets (ranked by audience size).


Positive Moves

  • CBS ties climate change to other issues, such as energy, human violence, and drought. [1 2 3]

  • CBS News overtly connects extreme weather events to man-made climate change. [source]

  • The network organized a panel discussion on climate change discussing the overwhelming consensus in the scientific community, links to extreme weather events, and possible solutions. [source]

Why that’s not enough

  • Though 2012 was the warmest year on record, CBS Evening News covered climate change for a total of 22 minutes (mostly driven by extreme weather events). [source]

  • CBS mentioned climate change in stories on forest fires only 8 percent of the time. [source]

  • Other than Fox, CBS news was the only major TV news network to ignore a new study finding that global temperatures are higher now than at any time in the past 4,000 years. [source]

Jeff Fager at Wikipedia | CBS News on Wikipedia


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