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Washington Post upgrades Web weather

By Jack Williams ©2015

The Washington Post is jumping headfirst into using weather to attract readers; something television stations have been doing since the 1960s but that newspapers have mostly ignored. In his Dec. 10 Sunday column Andrew Alexander, the Post's Ombudsman,  said: "Many readers have called or e-mailed asking what's behind the expanded . The answer: opportunity, and a fierce battle for the... »

Journalists and Climate Science

By Jack Williams ©2015

The political, diplomatic, and military consequences of climate change can be a minefield for journalists. Lately most such coverage has been about the cap and trade legislation making its way through the U.S. Congress. More complex topics... »