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Does the Media need Facts to Create a "Good" Story? - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Mar 24, 2011

A common criticism of the media’s reporting of science is that facts are often exaggerated, misrepresented or ignored. However, the recent reports of an “incident” involving politician Darren Hughes show another technique of some sections of the media – when there are limited facts available, the gaps can be filled in by opinion and innuendo. At the point of writing … Read More