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The BBC takes a strong stand against promoting fake science

The BBC takes a strong stand against promoting fake science | science education | Scoop.it
Last week, the British Broadcasting Corp. disclosed an ongoing effort to teach its staff how to distinguish real science from bogus science, and the importance of keeping the latter off the airwaves.

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Great! 
Will the Beeb stop giving air time to clergymen then? 

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Kevin Friery's curator insight, July 7, 2014 1:47 PM

Interesting to see how this story is being reported in Los Angeles - it's not just a 'little Britain' issue  "...when even the Supreme Court makes law based on this level of ignorance, it becomes clear that the battle against ignorance in the press and public debate is all uphill."

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The BBC takes a strong stand against promoting fake science

The BBC takes a strong stand against promoting fake science | science education | Scoop.it
Last week, the British Broadcasting Corp. disclosed an ongoing effort to teach its staff how to distinguish real science from bogus science, and the importance of keeping the latter off the airwaves.

Via Kevin Friery
John Richards's insight:

Great! 
Will the Beeb stop giving air time to clergymen then? 

more...
Kevin Friery's curator insight, July 7, 2014 1:47 PM

Interesting to see how this story is being reported in Los Angeles - it's not just a 'little Britain' issue  "...when even the Supreme Court makes law based on this level of ignorance, it becomes clear that the battle against ignorance in the press and public debate is all uphill."