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#Distort, #discredit, #dismiss - 6 additional tactics of media manipulators and why they work to sabotage public discourse


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1/ 6 types of media manipulators
Anti-science activism never went away, it got a new ugly face in the #information age:

Quacks, gurus, contrarian doctors, fake experts, influencers, political commentators and similar media manipulators.

Previously we looked at "merchants of #doubt"

Today, we take a look at the "merchants of #ambiguity"

Their overarching goal is to create the perception that scientific issues are either eternally #unresolved or that #alternative interpretations are just as plausible or likely.

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Today is Truth Tellers - the 1st Sir Harry Evans Global Summit in Investigative Journalism
set up by @TinaBrownLM in memory of her late husband, a manc lad who made it in NY & who many consider to be the best editor of the post-war period

You can hear Tina Brown talking about the inaugural Sir Harry Evans Global Summit in Investigative Journalism "Championing the work of today’s most dogged and diverse truth tellers"
on #R4Today

#SirHarrySummit #TruthTellers
If you don't know who Harold Evans was, there's a good obituary here taking you from his working-class roots through becoming a victim of the Thatcher-Murdoch pact that derailed his career as canny & respected editor of the Sunday Times

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To never ever having a single word ever taken on board.

As you can hear @MindCharity directed me to @LSNSW_President to be treated the very same way as all have done.
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