Mar 032010
 

It seems that the BBC is much like any other large news organisation; perhaps better than some and perhaps worse than others. It has time pressures to produce something that is current and topical. And this can lead to poor research, poor quality assurance and poor implementation with biased reporting and inaccurate information. I certainly don’t buy into any romantic notions or myths that the BBC is impartial and infallible.

DC’s Improbable Science has an article describing “some truly appalling reporting of science by the BBC” at http://www.dcscience.net/?p=2813. We definitely do need to be on the guard against nonsense and DC’s Improbable Science blog is one of those places to allows us to do that.

Article by Kulvinder Singh Matharu – 2010

Mar 032010
 

The Guardian has a very good article describing the sorry state that chiropractors have gotten into for making unsubstantiated and unsupportable medical claims; claims that Simon Singh rightly called “bogus”. The Guardian article is available at http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2010/mar/01/simon-singh-libel-case-chiropractors

Related articles:

  1. Beware the spinal trap
    http://www.metalvortex.com/blog/2009/07/29/324.html
  2. Chiropractors on the run?
    http://www.metalvortex.com/blog/2009/06/10/316.html
  3. Chiropractic – Bogus!
    http://www.metalvortex.com/blog/2009/06/04/314.html
  4. The shaky foundations of Chiropractic
    http://www.metalvortex.com/blog/2009/02/01/133.html
  5. Unsupported claims
    http://www.metalvortex.com/blog/2008/01/15/37.html

Article by Kulvinder Singh Matharu – 2010