Do fishermen get favored treatment in the news, compared to fish conservationists? I'm sure passions run high on both sides of this question.
Pepijn Koster has some interesting comments on this subject over at MyFavoritePlaces, after noting softball coverage of violent protests in Europe over fishing policies. Guess who gets relatively favorable coverage despite violent protests, then go check it out.
Also, please answer the latest blogfish poll (top right):
Who gets more favorable news coverage, fishermen or ocean conservation NGOs?
-ocean conservation NGOs
-coverage is fair
-who reads the news?