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Romm Shocked at Grist's Audacity

By Keith Kloor
Jul 31, 2009 7:48 PMNov 20, 2019 5:00 AM


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How pissed is Joe Romm at Grist? Plenty. Their decision to act more like a journalistic outlet than a one-note activist clearinghouse (in this instance) now makes it harder for him to make statements like this (in bold, of course):

I can't imagine why any serious journalist would cite the work of The Breakthrough Institute (TBI) "” except to debunk it.

I'm willing to wager that Romm also put in a few angry, hectoring emails and calls to Grist over this. I hope they told him to stuff it.

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