Saturday, January 12, 2013

Fox News Does Its Part In War On Science, Demands ‘Recount’ Of Weather Temperatures

Oh good, Fox News, critical thinkers that they are, are DETERMINED to bring you the truth about so-called “climate change,” which may or may not be real given that “some people” continue to point out that it is just a “theory.” As we all know, if “some people” believe something, it is worthy of including in a news story, for “balance”:
Back in 2010, a memo leaked from Fox News in which its managing editor informed his staff that they couldn’t even report on basic temperature measurements without noting they were subject to controversy in some quarters, even if those quarters are out past the fringes of the scientific community.
Yes, you read that right, TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENTS — not “broader conclusions surrounding temperature” but the temperature itself — is subject to controversy. Poor Fox, they do not understand how math or science works, which is probably OK in some ways since their audience is similarly inclined. Anyway, was it hot this past year or what? No. No it wasn’t. And if it was, who are you going to believe: Fox, or your lying eyes? READ MORE »

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