|March 3, 2015||Posted by News under Culture, Media, News, Science|
Attkisson is a genuine investigative journalist, harassed by authoritarian government in an age of cosseted government media hacks, poseurs, and vapid cheerleaders for “science.” Further to kairosfocus’ Sharyl Attkisson (in a TEDx) cautions on Astroturfing and pseudo-consensus: This also seemed worth calling out as astroturf: A close third is an array of blogs that use […]
|March 2, 2015||Posted by Eric Anderson under Extraterrestrial life, Media, Origin Of Life|
Yesterday a friend sent me a link to a news article with the exciting headline: “No water needed: Methane-based life possible on Saturn’s moon Titan, study says.” Quite remarkable! Amazing enough to immediately attract my friend’s attention and to get him to shoot an email to me with the link, as he knows I am […]
|February 20, 2015||Posted by News under Media, News|
O’Leary for News’ night job, on the difference new media make
Winston Smith loves Big Brother even more now that he has returned to the fold and discovered global warming
|February 17, 2015||Posted by News under Climate change, Culture, Global Warming, Intelligent Design, Media|
Winston Smith corrects minor errors in Time’s 1974 Global Cooling Article, guided by his newfound love for Big Brother (as recounted by George Orwell, 1984)
|February 17, 2015||Posted by News under Culture, Intelligent Design, Media, Science|
Dr. Lüthje tells us, one Austrian science journalist said to her, “Please understand me, I just can’t criticize a professor.” No? Oops. Hello? Gutenbergs? Get me Johannes!
|February 16, 2015||Posted by News under Culture, Darwinism, Intelligent Design, Media|
All that pop science writers know is that they are on the side of “science” against “anti-science”—which, in the context, just means declaring their political allegiances.
|February 8, 2015||Posted by News under Media, News|
Sometimes, when I try to explain the decline of North American network journalism in the age of the Internet, I offer the “air traffic controller principle.”
|February 2, 2015||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Media, News|
The people with brain have long since left, and the people who remain may be living off the avails of institution.
|January 27, 2015||Posted by News under Media, News|
Will automation also steal jobs that require intelligence?
|January 22, 2015||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Media, News|
Wonder if they’ll make him recant. See, he is raising a serious issue here.
|January 13, 2015||Posted by News under Darwinism, Media, News|
Principally because The New Republic’s Leon Wieseltier (now fired) dared to question scientism, we took an interest, of course.
|January 12, 2015||Posted by News under Culture, Media, News|
Will our elders be left behind with dying media? Legacy media are losing the ability to provide serious news
|January 9, 2015||Posted by News under Media, News, Science|
Stuck for reaction, one can only say that the natural world contains more astonishing life forms than they can make up.
|December 30, 2014||Posted by News under Media, News, science education|
on intelligent design in the schools
|December 23, 2014||Posted by News under Media, News, Science|
Someone complains: “even if it’s a parody, isn’t funny, it’s sexist and elitist” – totally missing the point
|December 17, 2014||Posted by News under Media, Science|
So … just like at The New Republic, lots of writers just quit, despite today’s economic hardships?
|December 17, 2014||Posted by News under Culture, Intelligent Design, Media, Naturalism, News|
One factor that prevented such mags from reaching millionaire’s toy status in the past was the unique service they provided. “It doesn’t just chatter, it THINKS!”
|December 13, 2014||Posted by News under Media, Science|
In other news, pigs fly faster than light
|December 12, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Media, News, Science|
Rosetta comet landing #1, cosmic dust bust #10
|December 2, 2014||Posted by News under Media, News, Science|
A definite improvement on: Just believe us, peasant. We’re Nature.