Blog Archives for January 2011

A Closer Look at a Famous Study Linking TV Exposure to Eating Disorders

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
January 26, 2011

A widely-cited 2002 study of girls in Fiji is said to have found good evidence that TV can lead to eating disorders. Does it?

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How the Media Mystify Tragedy

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
January 18, 2011

The press, politicians, and pundits needlessly mystify national tragedies like the Tucson shooting.

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Richard Saunders Helps Expose ‘Power Balance’ Bands

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Ben Radford
January 11, 2011

Australian skeptic Richard Saunders discusses his role in exposing the "Power Balance" bands