[Foundation-l] Paid editing, was Re: Ban and moderate

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Sun Oct 24 12:35:31 UTC 2010

On 24 October 2010 12:40, SlimVirgin <slimvirgin at gmail.com> wrote:

> By excluding high-quality media sources you're elevating the lowliest
> scientist as a source, and the vested interests that finance the
> research, above the most senior and experienced of disinterested
> journalists. That makes no sense to me.

The specific case raised here, the BBC is, sadly, not a high quality
source for science reporting, being notoriously even worse than the
typical run of the media.

(Wonder if I could cite Ben Goldacre on that.)

Though their recent move to linking to original sources may help.

- d.

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