Thursday, April 20, 2006

No False Balance

America's media coverage is also well behind the curve, says Harvey. "In the United States you have lots of news stories that, in the name of balance, give equal credence to the skeptics. We don't do that here—not because we're not balanced but because we think it's unbalanced to give equal validity to a fringe few with no science behind them."


And this is a pit US journalism has to climb out of lest we continue to have the most clueless society on Earth.

Read the wholeVanity Fair piece.

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