Byline: Jennifer Harper, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
The daily TV weather forecast may not be neutral territory.
Personal beliefs influence what a television weathercaster reports about "politically charged environmental issues such as global warming," according to a study released April 11 by the University of Texas at Austin.
"Research showed that personal perspectives not years of experience, market size, newscast position, science degrees and seals of approval from accrediting organizations shape weathercasters' views about climate change," the study stated.
Journalism professor Kris Wilson, a former TV weather forecaster, polled 217 TV …