Needed: More sophisticated legal coverage

Turner, Tom
December 1996
Nieman Reports;Winter96, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p38
States that there is a need for media coverage of environmental issues discussed in courts in the United States. Responsibility of the news media; Who should cover these issues; Perception of the press as a battlefield for warring factions; Details on media coverage of environmental issues in courts; Emphasis on sensation; Examples of cases. INSET: Legal battles shaping up..


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