Tag Archives: Brian Deer

Skeptic News: Marc Attacks?

Has Marc Stephens lashed out at Skeptics yet again? Continue reading

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Evidence Based Policy: He's Not The Messiah

Brian Deer has won many plaudits over the year for his excellent journalism, which was key in exposing the research fraud of Andrew Wakefield and did much to fight the damaging anti-MMR brigade. However this appears to have left dear Brian with a bit of a chip on his shoulder about how science works. Continue reading

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Oh Deer… What Can The Matter Be?

Many of us in the skeptical and science communities will think well of Brian Deer – for his great work as an investigative journalist exposing Wakefield and the MMR scandal. However do recent comments made on Australian radio show that perhaps he holds some similar prejudices and misunderstandings of how science works and is published that seem depressingly common among journalists? Continue reading

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