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Stories on global warming are banned

By Amanda Terkel on October 30, 2006 at 1:56 pm

"Stories on global warming are banned"

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at two local television stations in Maine. Michael Palmer, the general manager, told employees in an e-mail that they were not allowed to cover climate change stories because he placed them “in the same category as ‘the killer African bee scare‘ from the 1970s or, more recently, the Y2K scare when everyone’s computer was going to self-destruct.”

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