The February 23 CBS Evening News segment on hydraulic fracturing gas drilling, better known as fracking, revealed how journalists can cover a highly controversial subject by removing the controversy.
The report started off with references to high gasoline prices; the implication, then, is that domestic gas drilling will help solve that problem. As anchor Scott Pelley [...]
Two Separate Investigations: A major review of hydraulic fracturing studies, completed last month by UT researchers, found “no direct evidence” that the natural gas drilling process known as ‘fracking’ contaminates groundwater. A s... Read Post
Fracking the Future.png The United States is at the center of a high profile controversy over the threats posed by unconventional gas drilling, particularly surrounding the industry’s hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and horizontal d... Read Post