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  • Inconvenient Truths Panel
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    Inconvenient Truths Panel

    Authors talked about their books about battles over the truth. They responded to questions from members of the audience. James Rainey moderated. The panelists were: Naomi Oreskes, Merchants of Doubt:…

  • Citizen Scientist Panel
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    Citizen Scientist Panel

    Authors talked about their books about the medical and social issues of the increase in diagnosis of autism and the threat to public health of a resulting resistance to vaccinations. They also…

  • emThe Panic Virusem
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    The Panic Virus

    Seth Mnookin looks at the fraudulent 1998 study by British researcher Andrew Wakefield linking childhood vaccinations to autism. The Wakefield report has led to a movement in the U.S. -…

  • Truth and Lies in Journalism
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    Truth and Lies in Journalism

    A panel titled “Can You Believe It? Truth and Lies in Journalism” was moderated by Professor Garlock. Four authors who have written books about journalism discussed the current state of the news…

  • Corruption and Scandal Panel
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    Corruption and Scandal Panel

    The panelists talked about their books on corruption and scandal in politics, business, and the media. Mr. Ackerman wrote, Boss Tweed: The Rise and Fall of the Corrupt Pol Who Conceived the…