I love the Bad Chart Thursday posts on Skepchick, which mock various exercises in unjustifed extrapolation from datasets compromised by unacknowledged confounding factors or otherwise lacking rigor. This quote comes from the latest:
…and the anti-abortion lobby is cross that she interrupted an attorney (and compared
abortioncontraception to other medical procedures – in a case about medical insurance).
Reportedly plenty of riot police, very few journalists so far.
I wonder if Mr Harvey thought through the consequences of highlighting to his customers on every news site just how much better deals are online.
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments. (Oops, shared more links than I thought! They’re all after the cut)
The Times Online reports on blogworld controversy around Unilever’s contradictory marketing campaigns. On the one hand Unilever are pushing their Dove range with a “self-esteem” message, while on the other they’re airing the pornified, demeaning Axe and Lynx campaigns. We’re… Read More ›
I’ve ranted before about advertisements normalising and idealising artificial infant feeding. You can read more about the World Health Organisation Code on the marketing of breastmilk substitutes here at IBFAN (the International Baby Food Action Network), INFACT (Infant Feeding Action… Read More ›
Careful there voters! You can’t return the Boogieman like an unwanted Christmas present, you know! But Unca John can keep your economy safe…why won’t you trust me?
Now our Prime Minister is treating voters like heedless children who simply haven’t thought carefully enough about what change might mean. Mr Howard says there is always a risk with changing Government. And he warns voters flirting with the idea… Read More ›