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 âto discuss how incorporating the growing threat of climate change into primetime storylines could inspire viewers to live green.â
The meeting was hosted by the Population Media Center, a left-leaning non-governmental organization whose mission is to âbring about stabilization of human population numbersâ and to âlessen the harmful impact of humanity on the earthâs environment.â It does this âthrough 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 according to its website.
If Zeidler was troubled by the idea of injecting propaganda into entertainment shows, she didnât say it. â
Nor did the involved