When ideologies reign, one of the first victims, invariably, is truth. The narrative is supreme, and it deforms how information is interpreted.
For science reporters, misinformation on a hot story was “Too good to check.”
Our friend and contributor Denyse O’Leary has a sensitive ear.
David Brooks of the New York Times has taken a lot razzing for a column about social class signifiers and how they serve to insulate the upper middle class.
Writing at the slick science magazine Nautilus, Brian Gallagher demonstrates yet again that there is no accountability when criticizing ID is on the agenda.
A CNN story laments that some teachers and students are skeptical of climate change.
Conservatives have not “always mistrusted science,” and do not now.
The reporter’s credibility really dissolves when she turns, inevitably, to the Dover case.
I’ve noticed that misrepresentations like these are often accompanied by citations of the Darwin-lobbying group National Center for Science Education.
From the headline of the piece you might think you were reading some online tabloid.