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Recommendations for Reporting on Measles Outbreaks

Unfortunately, we hear news reports about measles outbreaks a lot more than we should.

We don’t get much information in many of those news reports though… 827 more words


The Sharyl Attkisson Journalism Award

With rare exception, the media has long played a big influence in feeding the anti-vaccination movement.

“The media created the MMR hoax, and they maintained it diligently for 10 years.”

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Vaccine Misinformation

Blog Post #3

Before reading David Robert Grimes’ article, I had never heard of false balance in journalism, or more specifically, the term “false balance.” After reading the article, I understand and recognize false balance journalism in my everyday life, but never placed a name to the idea. 470 more words


Pope and Patriarch, hear the cry of the poor! (because of climate change) — Watts Up With That?

Open letter on behalf of the worldwide Catholic and Orthodox lay faithful in response to Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew on climate change by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley A FALSE BALANCE is abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is His delight (Prov.

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Climate Matters

Vaccine Scare Stories and the Media

We know why some parents are hesitant to get their kids vaccinated and protected against vaccine preventable diseases.

“In today’s world, smallpox has been eradicated due to a successful vaccination program and vaccines have effectively controlled many other significant causes of morbidity and mortality.

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Vaccine Myths