One last thing on science and the public

Since this has rather turned into science communication, allow me to present a little counter-point to yesterday’s essay by Neil Gostling. Namely this effort from the frankly often extreme and much derided UK daily, the Daily Mail. Read it if you dare / can and worry that, while this might be reactionary nonsense over the current uproar in the UK over the sacking of David Nutt, it was still written and one would assume actively liked by a serious number of readers of a National newspaper.

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4 Responses to “One last thing on science and the public”

  1. 1 Mike Taylor 06/11/2009 at 10:28 pm

    Weird thing about the Daily Mail: while its science journalism is appalling, its wildlife photography is stellar.

    • 2 David Hone 06/11/2009 at 10:37 pm

      Yes, I keep getting links to their site – it’s quite odd really. If only they could jsut change everyhting else about everyhting they say and do, it could be quie a good read…

  2. 3 Bex Seeley 06/11/2009 at 11:29 pm

    Perhaps if they just did pictures and left out all the words ….

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