Tagged: Simon Singh

Press Complaints Commission upholds homeopaths complaint - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Apr 16, 2013

Tauranga homeopath Clive Stuart has had part of his complaint against an article on homeopathy (Homeopathy – Trick or Treatment?) published in the July 2012 edition of North & South, upheld by the Press Complaints Commission (PCC)*. While the PCC did not agree with his complaint that balance needed to be numerically equivalent (there were quotes from two … Read More

Psychics fail challenge - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Nov 01, 2012

On the 21 October at Goldsmiths, University of London, professor of psychology Chris French, author and physicist Simon Singh and Merseyside Skeptics Society‘s Michael Marshall put two professional psychics to the test. Kim Whitton, who describes herself as a “modern mystic” with more than 15 years’ experience as a spiritual … Read More

On homeopathics, and physics - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Jan 12, 2011

After a somewhat extended sojourn, I have returned, once more, unto the breach.  Dear friends. Just a brief one today, as I find my stride again, comprised of two bits. ————————- First up!  Homeopathy.  As y’all may have realised, I am most certainly not one of its proponents.  Anything but, in fact (which reminds me, I have some very interesting … Read More

Simon Singh & Prof. Ernst – The Truth About Chiropractic Therapy - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Sep 06, 2010

Some readers may recall that some time ago I wrote about Simon Singh being sued by the British Chiropractors’ Association. Simon Singh and Professor Ernst are author of a book, Trick or Treatment, which presents the background and evidence, or rather lack of it, for a number of suspect therapeutic practices including acupuncture, … Read More

Libel Reform campaign continues - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 16, 2010

For the back story to this photograph have a look at Suppressing science, A victory for Simon Singh and BCA libels Simon Singh? For the article that upset the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) see Beware the Spinal Trap. Better still, have a look at the original article which is now back up on the Guardian [...] … Read More

Simon Singh, leaving job to deal with chiropractic legal case - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Mar 13, 2010

Science writer and journalist Simon Singh, who faces a libel suit from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) for writing that a number of chiropractic claims of treatment of disorders unrelated to the spinal cord such as asthma were ’bogus’ has written in his column that it will be the last. He is resigning his job in order … Read More