Know Your First Amendment Rights: The Wakefield Inquisition

On August 31, 2012, 3:29 am

AO/GR 2012 Conference. Dan Olmsted.

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The unprecedented journalistic attack on Dr. Wakefield and colleagues after their 1998 paper on autism and bowel disease has begun coming apart at the seams. Now that Wakefield has filed a defamation suit, and a judge in England cleared the paper's other senior author of all wrongdoing, it's time to ask: How did Murdoch's London Sunday Times and the British Medical Journal get away for so long with getting the story so wrong? How long will it take the mainstream media to do its job and report the real facts?

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Know your 'friends'

Um, the question, Dan, isn't so much "Which candidate will cause less autism?" Rather it is "Which autism 'support' group will cause less autism than the others?"