The View Discusses Breitbart's Claim of Global Warming Ending and Weather Channel's Response



Summary:
- Breitbart misused Weather Channel's content to claim that global warming is over.
- Weather Channel's Kait Parker (The meteorologist featured on the Weather Channel content used by Breitbart) drags Breitbart and the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology with facts and science.
- Whoopi questions if it should be the Weather Channel to factcheck a newstory when that's the job of the media and if we hit a point where we can no longer rely on the media to do the factchecking.
- Sara Haines points out that based on her experience working in two different networks, you are constantly reminded that you can not take a person's quote or voicing and putting it into the opposite meaning to suit your own message. She also mentions that networks have a checks and balances system to address this issue, and one can get fired for doing it.
- Joy drags the government (via U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Twitter) for using Breitbart as a source and Whoopi extends this point by saying that the government has retweeted and endorsed bad information.
- Sunny Hostin ends the discussion by highlighting that there are still journalists that factcheck and hold people accountable (Cites Anderson Cooper as an example) despite the overall trend of media not doing their job of factchecking.

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have you ever taken a person's quote or voicing and put it into the opposite meaning to suit your own message to make a post-fact opinion?