Sources Directory     A to Z Index     Topic Index News Releases     RSS Sources Select News RSS Feed     Sources Calendar      

Skepticism: Experts and Sources
Sources Directory - Subject Index


Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Connexions Information Sharing Services
Connexions compiles and disseminates information about social and economic alternatives. Established in 1975 as an independent non-profit research organization and information clearinghouse, Connexions compiles and publishes a var...
Ulli Diemer
Comment and analysis from a libertarian perspective on topics such as censorship and freedom of speech, political correctness, double standards, identity politics, post-modernism, media bias, atheism, secularism, and archives and ...

Sources Select Resources

Bridging the Chasm Between Two Cultures
McLaren, Karla
Article
2004
Skeptical Inquirer
A full-on clash of cultures makes communication extremely difficult between the skeptical community and the metaphysical/new age community.
Conspiracy Theories and Paranoia: Note from a Mind-Control Conference
Harrington, Evan
Article
1996
Skeptical Inquirer
The debate over "recovered" and "false" memories continues to be one of the most contentious issues in the field of psychology today. The debate is extremely polarized with very little amicable commun...
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...
The High Cost of Skepticism
What happened to two scientists who believed that tenure and First Amendment would protect their rights to free inquiry
Tavris, Carol
Article
2002
Skeptical Inquirer
Here’s what happened to two scientists who believed that tenure and the First Amendment would protect their rights to free inquiry.
Judging Authority
Lipps, Jere
Article
2004
Skeptical Inquirer
We are often required to accept the word of another person, but how can we best judge whether or not that person is a legitimate authority?
Massive Uncritical Publicity for Supposed "Independent UFO Investigation"
Demonstrates Media Gullibility Once Again
Sheaffer, Robert
Article
1998
Skeptical Inquirer
On Monday, June 19, 1998, all of the major media outlets were suddenly filled with accounts proclaiming that an independent panel of scientists had taken a fresh look at the UFO question, and had conc...
Media Watch: When the Media Tell Half the Story
Emery, E. Eugene Jr.
Article
1997
Skeptical Inquirer
Twenty-eight years after Chariots of the Gods? author Eric von Däniken brought pseudoscience to new lows by suggesting that our ancestors were too stupid to create the pyramids, Stonehenge, and other ...
9/11: Debunking The Myths
Article
2005
Popular Mechanics
Popular Mechanics special report on September 11 conspiracy theories.
9-11 Loose Change Second Edition Viewer Guide
Roberts, Mark
Article
Debunking 9/11 conspiracy theories.
Post 9/11 Conspiracism
Article
2006
Political Research Associates - PublicEye.org
The tendency to explain all major world events as primarily the product of a secret conspiracy is called conspiracism. The antidote to conspiracism is Power Structure Research.
Pranks, Frauds, and Hoaxes from Around the World
Carroll, Robert
Article
2004
Skeptical Inquirer
It's pretty easy to hoax people. We all want to be deceived, but only up to a point. Some hoaxes are fun and pleasant, others malicious and unpleasant. We'd like a way to tell the difference.
Scientific skepticism
Connexipedia Article
Article
A practical, epistemological position in which one questions the veracity of claims lacking empirical evidence.
Screw Loose Change Video
Website
This is a counter-video of the famous "Loose Change 2nd Edition". Using their own video and words, "Screw Loose Change" debunks the theories and statements made in Loose Change 2nd Edition.
The Skeptic's Dictionary
Website
A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions.
When 9/11 Conspiracy Theories Go Bad
Corn, David
Article
2002
AlterNet
Aren't these conspiracy theories too silly to address? That should be the case. But, sadly, they do attract people.
Why Bad Beliefs Don't Die
Lester, George W.
Article
2000
Skeptical Inquirer
Because beliefs are designed to enhance our ability to survive, they are biologically designed to be strongly resistant to change. To change beliefs, skeptics must address the brain's "survival" issue...

Sources Bookshelf

A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense
Find Your Inner Chomsky
Baillargeon, Normand
Book
2005
What must a citizen in a democracy know to make the word democracy meaningful? Baillargeon provides readers with the tools to see through everyday spin and jargon -- from politics to advertising, from...
The Skeptic's Dictionary
A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerious Delusions
Caroll, Robert
Book
2003
Towers of Deception
The Media Cover-Up of 9/11
Zwicker, Barrie
Book
2006


Sources is an online portal and directory for journalists, writers, news editors, researchers. Use Sources to find experts, media contacts, spokespersons, scientists, lobbyists, officials, speakers, university professors, researchers, newsmakers, CEOs, executive directors, media relations contacts, spokespeople, talk show guests, PR representatives, Canadian sources, story ideas, research studies, databases, universities, colleges, associations, businesses, government, research institutions, lobby groups, non-government organizations (NGOs), in Canada and internationally.
© Sources 1977-2016. The information provided is copyright and may not be reproduced in any form or by any means (whether electronic, mechanical or photographic), or stored in an electronic retrieval system, without written permission of the publisher. The content may not be resold, republished, or redistributed. Indexing and search applications by Ulli Diemer and Chris DeFreitas.