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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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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The Science Media Racket

January 11, 2016 in AstronomyDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursDumb IdeasEducationMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and EthicsSETI

Science reporting is a global racket that uncritically propagates nonsense with the imprimatur of science.

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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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