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Monday, 21 June 2021

pn746. Chris Trotter on why the media did not cover the student climate change protest strike

Perhaps the most astonishing aspect of School Strike For Climate Auckland’s (SSFCA) spectacular self-cancellation was the media’s lack of interest. Oh sure, they picked up the group’s news release, and made its contents known to the public, but that was it. 

There appeared to be a general reluctance, extending across the whole of the mainstream news media, to investigate the story in any depth. No attempt was made to flesh-out and explain what, to most New Zealanders, was a jarring and baffling item of news. 

Read the full article here.

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