Reporters covering the environmental beat often are seen not as environmental reporters but as environmentalist reporters. This perception has become an occupational hazard. Especially frustrating to many is that this view often persists in the newsroom itself, not just outside of it. Being labeled a 'green reporter' by a newsroom colleague is for many an insult.Kloor adds that the "gloom and doom" narrative of environment-related reporting doesn't help: "Might this endless (and often simplistic) tragic narrative be wearing out the public and wearing thin in newsrooms?" Via Discover.
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