Friday, July 04, 2014


Climate Chnage deniers have had plenty of opportunities to spread their disinformation in the news media so it's about time some of the media decide that enough is enough:

BBC staff told to stop inviting cranks on to science programmes

BBC Trust says 200 senior managers trained not to insert 'false balance' into stories when issues were non-contentious 

By , Science Correspondent

7:46AM BST 04 Jul 2014

The Trust said that man-made climate change was one area where too much weight had been given to unqualified critics. 

In April the BBC was accused of misleading viewers about climate change and creating ‘false balance’ by allowing unqualified sceptics to have too much air-time.

In a damning parliamentary report, the corporation was criticised for distorting the debate, with Radio 4’s Today and World at One programmes coming in for particular criticism.

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