sheer incompetence

Short People got no reason to live

[image from the Volgograd City Center of Orthopedics and Cosmetology.] I swear, I can no longer tell the difference between science journalism and inept satire. This study* from Clinical Endocrinology was reported on the Beeb website thus: Danish researchers examined… Read More ›

It’s so easy to fact-check

…so why don’t more journalists do it? And why on earth do so many make sweeping assertions outside their area of expert knowledge? In a fairly scathing review of Elizabeth, The Golden Age, a reviewer at Time Magazine says: But… Read More ›