FCEA Blog: What a “post-truth” media ecology means for climate engineering research
By Holly Jean Buck. "I’ve been thinking about this since I did an interview with Dane Wigington of Geoengineering Watch. Dane is one of the most influential figures in chemtrail circles. He can also claim much broader impact. Information-seekers who type in “geoengineering” will find geoengineeringwatch.org on the front page of Google results. Ordering of search results does influence people. These results reflect two facets of our new media ecology: (1) in this media ecosystem, a small number of people can claim a large part of the discursive sphere, and (2) news is narrowcast rather than broadcast, with polarization growing from repeated exposure to similar sources."