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New study finds media coverage could discourage many from guiding groundwater use: 

“Superficial media coverage of California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) could discourage democratic engagement on resource-management issues by having focused on relatively few stakeholders, a new study from UC Merced shows.  Because water is essential to everyone, all have a stake in how groundwater is managed. Media reports published from January 2014 to April 2019 about the SGMA, however, tended to be simplistic, presenting only one stakeholder instead of considering holistic management, the study’s authors said.  Media coverage portrayed stakeholders as limited to major economic interests, such as agriculture, the study found.  ” Read more from UC Merced here: New study finds media coverage could discourage many from guiding groundwater use.          July 2020

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