Posts Tagged ‘Washington Post’

Where to Find Smart, Thoughtful Journalism on Agriculture

As regular readers know, I have done my share of kvetching about GMO media coverage. It’s easy to poke a stick at the stuff you take issue with, especially if you’re on the lookout for it. This is a form of selection bias that I need to be mindful of. It’s not that I haven’t…Continue Reading…

Reactions to the Kennedy Profile

My recent Washington Post magazine piece on Robert Kennedy Jr. has prompted numerous reactions in media outlets, on Twitter, and in the blogosphere. Generally speaking, readers have found the story both compelling and maddening. What folks seem to be divided on is how Kennedy comes off in the story. Laura Helmuth at Slate says I…Continue Reading…

Deliberating Over Kennedy's Thimerosal Book

Last September, Robert Kennedy Jr. and Mark Hyman received a letter from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It pertained to a “report” that Kennedy, an environmental attorney and Hyman, a medical doctor, ┬áhad sent to federal health officials on the dangers of thimerosal, a mercury-based preservative once commonly used in pediatric vaccines…Continue Reading…