Reporters appear to be wedded to a set of “rules” that say they are not allowed to convey reality to their readers and viewers.
Corporate media can't find a way to tell the truth
Time magazine's April 29 cover story asked the question: "Nuclear Power: Do We Have a Choice?"--and answered it in the negative. Time mirrored the arguments of the nuclear industry and nuclear enthusiasts in the Bush administration--without investigating their validity. For instance, Time cited an April report by the National Academy of Sciences on the greenhouse effect, also ballyhooed by nuclear proponents. "The National Academy of Sciences called this month for the swift development of a new generation of nuclear plants to help fight the greenhouse gas effect," trumpeted Time. "Some of the adjectives don't seem to be there--such as the [...]