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Bad Pharma, Bad Journalism
Cromwell, David
Article
2012
Media Lens
‘The drugs don't work: a modern medical scandal’, from Ben Goldacre's new book, Bad Pharma presents a disturbing picture emerges of corporate drug abuse.
Content Magazine - Number 16
February 1972
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine
Content Magazine - Number 38
December 1973
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine - Number 63
June 1976
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Dear "Skeptics," Bash Homeopathy and Bigfoot Less, Mammograms and War More
A science journalist takes a skeptical look at capital-S Skepticism
Horgan, John
Article
2016
Scientific American
So I'm a skeptic, but with a small S, not capital S. I don’t belong to skeptical societies. I don’t hang out with people who self-identify as capital-S Skeptics. Or Atheists. Or Rationalists. When peo...
Fakethrough! GMOs and the Capitulation of Science Journalism
Total Information Control
Latham, Jonathan
Article
2014
CounterPunch
Good journalism examines its sources critically, it takes nothing at face value, places its topics in a historical context, and it values above all the public interest. Such journalism is, most people...
False positives: fraud and misconduct are threatening scientific research
High-profile cases and modern technology are putting scientific deceit under the microscope
Jha, Alok
Article
2012
The Guardian
Better detection tools and a rising retraction rate suggest scientific fraud may be widespread.
Fame & Fortune Online
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Nature (journal)
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Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 23, 2016
Science and its enemies
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Our society and its institutions, public and private, regularly tell us that science, and education in the sciences, are crucial to our future. These public declarations are strangely reminiscent of t...
Science journalism
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Bad Science
Goldacre, Ben
Book
2008
Goldacre notes the flaws in research practices and marketing practices leading to human gullibility. He aims to promote public understanding of science so that readers can discern the logic and eviden...
Content Magazine - Number 16
February 1972
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine - Number 38
December 1973
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Content Magazine - Number 63
June 1976
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Merchants of Doubt
How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
Oreskes, Naomi; Conway, Erik M.
Book
2010
Investigative reportage on how private interests and lobbies in America use hired gun scientists to spread doubt and misinformation. The media's binary understanding of balanced repoting has given the...


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