margin of error en All Three Networks Fall for ‘Meaningless’ ‘Hottest Year’ Claims <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Scientists accuse NASA/NOAA of misleading public, show temperature differences within margin of error. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The broadcast networks hustled to report NASA and NOAA data that claimed 2014 was a record hot year. But now both agencies are being criticized by scientists accusing them of “deception” over the statistics.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Climate Change Environment Government Media abc Anthony Mason Brian Williams cbs Climate Change Global Warming global warming pause hottest year judith curry manmade global warming margin of error Nasa NBC NOAA probability roger pielke roy spencer temperature data temperature records Vinita Nair Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:58:51 +0000 julia.seymour 48042 at