New Brunswick’s media coverage of small modular nuclear reactors silences Indigenous perspectives

An article by Harrison Dressler in the NB Media Co-op analyzes corporate media coverage of nuclear issues. Dressler found that:

“Stories that offered a positive outlook on small modular reactors were published far more frequently than stories critical of the technology. In the former case, Indigenous sources were almost always absent. Indeed, a pro-SMNR coalition (comprised of actors drawn from the nuclear industry and government) included only three Indigenous sources in their 13 published articles on the topic, all of which favored the adoption of small modular reactors.”

Read the story HERE.

Author: CRED-NB

Coalition for Responsible Energy Development in New Brunswick