Weather Journalism

The term weather journalism describes the publication and broadcast of information pertaining to climatic activity, precipitation, and atmospheric conditions. Often referred to as meteorology, the practice aims to study weather patterns and distribute predictions about future climate conditions. Weather journalism has historically been vital to predicting weather-related catastrophes where preventative measures can be taken to protect the lives of affected individuals in certain regions. Weather journalism allows modern methods of news spreading to compare current weather patterns with previously set records in categories such as temperature, rainfall, and air quality. Weather journalism is most prominently seen in forecasts on television, radio, online, and in-print. The significance of weather journalism is demonstrated through the broadcast of many notable instances of severe weather events, especially as climate ...

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