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How Authors of the Latest GMO-Study Played Journalists, the Media, You and I

Yasha Wallin

The authors of a small, weak study showing that genetically modified crops lead to cancer, managed to warp media coverage by making journalists sign a confidentiality agreement that they wouldn't seek additional scientific opinion on their findings. Bad journalism, bad science. Who do you think is at fault?

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  • Jeff Nelder

    When a scientist behaves irresponsibly like this, it makes it that much harder for scientists who are protecting our health to do so credibly. The aforementioned creates vulnerabilities for journalists, scientists and the rest of us.