Neutrality and the wood ape report

It’s very difficult to be truly neutral. In most situations, you can only get somewhere by taking a side and exploring it. Last week’s hubbub regarding the Wood Ape report that I posted on Doubtful News was illustrative of a number of different issues that arise when attempting to learn more about and assess an…

Two new videos

Recently posted are two videos from The Amazing Meeting 2013 (yes, 2013 but better late then never). The first is me talking about the Doubtful News website and what it means to be an “honest broker”, a concept we can all utilize to present information. The second is a presentation by Don Prothero then a…

Weird Newsapalooza!

New Sounds Sciencey post is about How to Think About Weird News Every day, I scour the Internet for news. Not just any news. Weird news. What bizarre thing was seen, heard, or found today? This interest in the unexplained, mysterious, and Fortean is a perpetual thing for me. The first books I ever recall picking out…