[meteorite-list] greenland meteor strike
From: MexicoDoug <mexicodoug_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:00:28 +0000 (UTC)
I saw the the same sensationalized story written up as a CNN report today:
"A meteor exploded in the Earth's atmosphere with 10 times the energy of the Hiroshima atomic bomb",
and CNN's article has buildings shaking and glass breaking on the autoplay video on top of the page (from Chelyabinsk).
and they even screwed up the size of the explosion (since been revised in the story, ironic since the title was about the energy that then needed correction)!
MSNBC did a slightly longer sensational version, which was interesting for a casual reader,
" Meteor blast over Russia's Bering Sea packed 10 times the power of Hiroshima bomb"
To be fair, the BBC was a source of the report for all three of the cable "news" networks, where the unifying thread is only US cable news "journalism" which we all know is entertaining.
Wonder what the discussion groups in say India, thing about our news.
Also, wonder how "Rocket Man" Ron Baalke a former active list member at JPL, who is missed, got suspended and if it was related to setting off the sensational narrative on the Greenland defense base last year? Bob?
From: Robert Verish via Meteorite-list <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
To: Paul Gessler <cetuspa at shaw.ca>; Paul Gessler via Meteorite-list <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>; meteorite-list <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Mon, Mar 18, 2019 2:33 pm
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] greenland meteor strike
Regarding the Bering Sea meteor strike, the difference between the BBC reporting, versus the Fox"News" story, is the difference between a factual accounting, and another example of? anxiety-inducing "fake news".?
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On Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 3:07 AM, Paul Gessler via Meteorite-list<meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote: Apparently a large event has been detected in Greenland approximating the
energy of Chelyabinsk.
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