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False balance in science reporting – The Conversation

John Kerr posted in on July 21st, 2014.

The following article is republished from The Conversation under Creative Commons license. Read the original here. The problem of false balance when reporting on science By Peter Ellerton How do you know the people billed as science experts that you see, hear and read about in the media are really all that credible? Or have […]

Time to shift climate debate – The Gisborne Herald

John Kerr posted in on November 4th, 2013.

An Editorial in the Gisborne Herald makes a stand on climate deniers’ correspondence in the paper’s letters section. You can read the original editorial here. Less scope for ‘denialists’ as climate change certainty rises No one should read the occasional columns and letters on these pages written by people who do not believe in human-induced […]

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