From The Washington Post: The Weather Channel’s Forecast Earth Team Fired

Full post here.

I don’t mind seeing them go, as the Weather Channel invested a lot in the heavy-handed green true believers…see the Heidi Cullen Junk Controversy Not Junk Science discussion to get you started on what was wrong.  Be sure and read the comments. 

Yet it seems the Weather Channel also got sold off to new management…a group of people who perhaps have aims other than those of the best of the weather channel…and they’ve been encouraging sexy competition in the mass market (a mass market rapidly changing thanks to the internet).

In my opinion, they provide too important a service (especially in times of catastrophe) and have too many dedicated, talented people there to roll over to the greens or short-sighted t.v execs…

See Also: Weather Channel Green Ideology: Founder John Coleman UpsetThe Weather Channel’s Green Blog: A Little Too Green

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