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  • FOI: Coyne ridiculous Tue, 2 Feb 16, 8:39pm
    As many readers are aware, our old friend Stephan Lewandowsky has recently published a paper in Nature that sets out his views on the circumstances in which scientists should release their data to others - the thrust of the...
  • All change at the SMC Thu, 9 Jul 15, 11:00am
    Here's something I missed last year. There has been a major clearout of the board at the Science Media Centre, with Nature's Philip Campbell, Bob Ward and Simon Singh departing replaced by names who are all less familiar...
  • I'm grateful to a reader for pointing out something interesting about the Science Media Centre, and in particular about the experts it selects for reaction to major stories...
  • Myles out of line Thu, 13 Mar 14, 12:11am
    The reverberations from the Lewis/Crok report are still playing out in the blogosphere. In particular there are some interesting comments at Ed Hawkins' blog.
  • Comedy debate Thu, 6 Mar 14, 2:25am
    I always like it when upholders of the scientific consensus hold a debate, because they never fail to give us the opportunity to have a good old laugh at them...
  • Science Media Centre hits new lows Fri, 27 Sep 13, 8:25pm
    Read this from the Science Media Centre. ...the slowdown has risked becoming the bête noire of climate science.  It has been unfairly framed as (another) nail in the coffin for global warming – ‘You...
  • The Science Media Centre is best known to readers here for its press release about the Oxburgh inquiry, in which they managed to quote only scientists implicated in wrongdoing over Climategate.
  • The Science and Technology Committee's first hearing on public understanding of climate science was, as expected, a bit of a charade, with softball questions being tossed by green-tinged MPs in the direction of like-minded...
  • Birthday gongs Sat, 15 Jun 13, 8:05pm
    The Queen's birthday honours list was announced today. Climatologists were not in evidence but there were a couple of familiar names: Iain Stewart of Climate Wars fame and Fiona Fox of the Science Media Centre.
  • The Black departure Wed, 23 Jan 13, 9:24pm
    The Carbon Brief is surveying the state of climate reporting in the mass media, and includes an interesting observation about Richard Black's departure from the BBC.
  • Leveson Fri, 30 Nov 12, 5:46am
    Lord Leveson's report is out. I'm afraid I'm not going to have time to say much tonight, but suffice it to say that he has ignored everything Tony N and I had to say. In fact he has even gone as far as to repeat the incorrect...
  • The science cringe Fri, 5 Oct 12, 6:09pm
    The Science Media has also issued this video about how wonderful they are.
  • The Science Media Centre is celebrating ten years of doing whatever it is it supposed to do and has issued a glossy brochure to celebrate its greatest hits...
  • The Leveson Inquiry has just published a submission from myself and Tony Newbery of the Harmless Sky blog.
  • The Science Media Centre's press release on the Heartland documents has yet to appear on their website, but as readers here know, it was posted up by their counterpart organisation in New Zealand - I gave a link a couple...
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