'We've never really been in a time where reporting the truth of an issue has made us seem biased to so many,' said journalism professor Sean Holman, who penned an open letter calling on journalists to better report on climate change in May.
Children gathered on Parliament Hill in May to protest the government's inaction on climate change, the politicization of which is creating real 'challenges' for reporters, according to journalists. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Many reporters are struggling to disentangle politics from the facts around climate change in their coverage, compromising their ability to serve in the public interest, say veteran journalists.
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In seeking to contrast his party with the Conservatives, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaned on familiar attacks, invoking the spectre of the Harper government’s decade in office and the unpopular Ford government.