Paul Higgins, Associate Director, American Meteorological Society Policy Program
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Program Summary: Journalism is going through a period of rapid change. Newspapers are shrinking, broadcast news outlets are expanding and becoming more polarized, online sources have exploded, and major media outlets staff fewer and fewer science writers. These media changes create major challenges for how society understands and responds to complex issues like climate change. This briefing will look into the ongoing changes in the media and examine the implications for public understanding of (and potential policy responses to) climate change.