fracktivist http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/23190/all en Half of Fracking Stories Rely on Hollywood Hit Jobs http://www.mrc.org/bias-numbers/half-fracking-stories-rely-hollywood-hit-jobs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> News reports give platform to artists, celebs and anti-drilling documentaries in 50 percent of reports. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <ul><li dir="ltr"><p dir="ltr"><strong>Half of Stories about Hydraulic Fracturing Rely on Hollywood Attacks:</strong> From the well known anti-fracking flick “GasLand,” to Matt Damon and John Krasinski’s drama that depicts gas companies as the villain, networks news stories have used movies or celebrity anti-fracking activists in 18 of 36 reports discussing the issue.</p></li></ul><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-numbers/half-fracking-stories-rely-hollywood-hit-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bias by the Numbers Business and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Business Economy Energy Environment Media artists against fracking cabot oil & gas charles clark curt coccodrilli drilling earthquakes energy flaming taps flaming water Fracking fracktivist gas drilling Gasland george stark hollywood hydraulic fracturing john krasinski Josh Fox Matt Damon methane montrose natural gas Promised Land rex catlin sandra french sean lennon split estate susquehanna county water contamination wayne county yoko ono Wed, 03 Jul 2013 21:18:31 +0000 julia.seymour 43959 at http://www.mrc.org