It didn’t take long for comments to start showing up on my post criticizing Sharyl Attkisson’s misleading flu vaccine story on the CBS News site. (A very quick recap: Attkisson implied, incorrectly, that a study
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Two days ago, CBS News’s Sharyl Attkisson posted a story on the CBS web site titled, “Child Flu Vaccine Seizures?” It ended thusly:
I’ve been swamped the last few days: I was in North Carolina over the weekend for the truly inspiring ScienceOnline 2011 conference and since then have been trying desperately to dig out from under the
On Sunday, Salon.com’s editor-in-chief, Kerry Lauerman, did something that’s far too rare in the media: He acknowledged his publication had made a mistake in judgment and he took steps to correct the damage. The piece
It was recently brought to my attention that when I initially announced the“Get a Kiss, Win a Book” contest, the comments section of the blog were, um, experiencing technical difficulties.* So! The contest has been
Tomorrow I’ll be making a bunch of different media appearances, and many of them allow for live audience interaction. At 1 pm, Gawker will be featuring The Panic Virus as its latest Book Club selection.
* This morning, I talked with CNN’s T.J. Holmes on American Morning; here’s the video. * Also this morning, The Wall Street Journal‘s Katherine Hobson ran a Q&A with me on the paper’s health blog.
In 89 minutes, it’ll be the official on-sale date for The Panic Virus. What are you waiting for? Go get yourself a copy. Also, for those interested, I’ll be on CNN’s American Morning at 8:40
The Boston Globe, the newspaper I grew up reading, ran David Shribman’s review of The Panic Virus in today’s paper:
The Wall Street Journal‘s editorial page has, over the years, been refreshingly outspoken on the subject of vaccines and autism. On December 29, 2003, it published a piece titled “The Politics of Autism” that took