Practicing Safe Hurricane Reporting

“Riffed from the Headlines” is Townhall’s daily VIP feature with coverage of the deeply flawed aspects of journalism in the nation. We’ll look to bring accountability to the mishaps, malaprops, misdeeds, manipulations, malpractice, and manufactured narratives in mainstream media.As Florida is absorbing the onslaught of a Category 4 Hurricane Ian landfall, we once again get the stupid display of reporters arriving on site to stand in the horrid elements and tell us the patently obvious. As Lester Holt gratefully arrived to detail everything we should automatically know, he was talking to one field reporter, and, of course, they had to inject the prospect that this storm was created for only one reason. NBC’s Lester Holt on #HurricaneIan: “[T]he climate change, the warmer waters are also contributing to what we’re witnessing.“Morgan Chesky: “Yeah, we are seeing the rapid intensification of these storms.”— Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) September 28, 2022The issue with this theorem is that it is completely unraveled by their own narratives. We have been told climate change is going to deliver more frequent a …

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