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Nature Values Independent Science Journalism

March 17, 2017 in EducationMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Are independent science reporters less credible than the big players? Given Big Media’s awful track record, the journal editors welcome alternatives.

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Science Reporting Has Become a Fake-News Scandal

February 3, 2017 in Darwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDumb IdeasEducationMarine BiologyMediaPhilosophy of Science

One reporter in a campus Press Relations office shouldn’t be able to influence the world’s view of science.

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Big Science Blind to Its Political Bias

December 27, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

More evidence that institutional scientists, journal editors and reporters live in an echo chamber that betrays their ideals of unbiased knowledge generation.

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Media Perpetuates Lazy Thinking

July 27, 2016 in Darwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDumb IdeasEarly ManFossilsHuman BodyMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Lazy reporters don’t do their homework, two critics in different fields complain.

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Science Journalism Disseminates Propaganda

March 29, 2016 in Darwin and EvolutionEducationHealthHuman BodyIssuesMediaMind and BrainOriginsPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

The current methods of science news reporting don’t educate; they indoctrinate.

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Without Integrity, There Is No Science

January 16, 2016 in Bible and TheologyEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Science continues facing a crisis in credibility, leaving Big Science institutions scrambling for solutions.

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Science News Hype Getting Overdue Scrutiny

December 18, 2014 in Darwin and EvolutionEducationMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Finally, a journal is owning up to the propensity for scientists and reporters to exaggerate research.

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