Network Shows May Add Global Warming Propaganda
According to a Nov. 18 Reuters article by Sue Zeidler, a group of network television writers met in Los Angeles this week â€śto discuss how incorporating the growing threat of climate change into primetime storylines could inspire viewers to live green.â€ť
The meeting was hosted by the Population Media Center, a left-leaning non-governmental organization whose mission is to â€śbring about stabilization of human population numbersâ€ť and to â€ślessen the harmful impact of humanity on the earthâ€™s environment.â€ť It does this â€śthrough the use of entertainment-education strategies, like serialized dramas on radio and television, in which characters evolve into role models for the audience for positive behavior change,â€ť according to its website.
If Zeidler was troubled by the idea of injecting propaganda into entertainment shows, she didnâ€™t say it. â€ś
Nor did the involved