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Well thats nice they put the cams on again, so where is the Media? How is it I wonder they can just ignore this?
Why is it that Fukushima and fallout risk/data is not on any nationatal news on TV?
I have had some time off and watching more TV than usual, various news station. I do not understand that there is literally NO news about Fukushima or related topics. NO news information or health education news about types of radiation etc. I am stunned.
Is it because the government is controlling our news? www.nuc.berkeley.edu...
"The government charges that the damage caused by earthquakes and by the nuclear accident are being magnified by irresponsible rumors, and the government must take action for the sake of the public good. The project team has begun to send "letters of request" to such organizations as telephone companies, internet providers, cable television stations, and others, demanding that they "take adequate measures based on the guidelines in response to illegal information. "The measures include erasing any information from internet sites that the authorities deem harmful to public order and morality."
Originally posted by starless and bible black
Originally posted by SmokeandShadow
Yeah, that looks under control
It is going to be sad, but expected, to see people cry out about the lack of warnings and news coverage 10-20 years from now when millions and millions of people are coming down with cancer.edit on 8-5-2011 by SmokeandShadow because: (no reason given)
And, just as they first stated that the threats are 'dissipated', and finally, stated nothing at all, forty years from now specialized debunkers will be saying 'there's no causation nor correlation between Fukushimi and cancer'. Nope, none.
National Desk Rejected My Stories On Fukushima Submitted by So Cal newswriter (not verified) on Thu, 2011-04-21 02:20.
I write for a national newswire and am based in Southern California. I wrote two stories a few weeks ago on Fukushima and submitted them for national distribution. They were turned down. One story was about Tepco's plans to build two nuclear plants in Texas (from Truth-Out.org, Greg Palast).
The other was about the high I-131 readings measured in rainwater a few weeks ago.
Stations all over the country use our service. I believe--firmly--that this story should not have been silenced so quickly. What's happening in Japan is tragic, and the people working in that toxic stew are heroes. They are literally risking or giving their lives for their countrymen, and if that's not patriotic, I don't know what is. Whatever it is, it's heroic and has meaning for us here.
My boss told me "our stations don't want to carry stuff like that." "Stuff like that" being news that is controversial or which contradicts what the mainstream news organizations are putting out. He questioned me about my "sources" and seemed to imply that my judgement might be suspect. So the stories I write have been censored from within the organization, and there isn't a thing I can do about it.
Submitted by dchivers on Mon, 2011-04-18 01:25.
FYI: we were contacted by Fox News directly last week and we answered questions on our rain water readings. I don't think anything was aired, however. Fox and CNN, to me, are not really news but entertainment. Their decisions on what to air are based mainly on ratings. It is really too bad because information on traditional outlets have become monopolized. However, we have no one to blame but ourselves: whether it is going to Amazon (or Barnes&Noble) Books rather than the local book store, or Safeway, rather than the local food market or farmer's market, or we watch CNN/FOX rather than PBS or local news (in which we have been covered quite a lot), we "vote" for this monopolization. To me, this is why a free internet is so important and the continuing evolution of information vetting engines (informal and formal) that bring to the world a level of truth that has historically not been available to the masses. The vetting of information used to be done by responsible journalists and editors but I fear we, as a society, have undermined their authority, and rightly so. I have met some very honorable reporters and editors, but rarely are they qualified to report on highly complex (scientific) issues. As scientists, we need to prepare the next generation to communicate as well as perform research. This is as important as the science itself.
Originally posted by IkNOwSTuff
Dude how can you be thinking about Fukishima or expect the media to cover that now
Didnt you hear, Osama was wearing green boxer shorts, eating pizza and watching MTV when they killed him and you talk about freakin Fukishima.
Get you priorities straight mate
P.s S&Fedit on 8-5-2011 by IkNOwSTuff because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by SpreadLoveNotHate
reply to post by KaiserSoze
You may want to check this out Chernobyl
Can anyone confirm if the fires are still going?