The perils of Science by press release: 'overly exaggerated presentation of research findings'

From the London School of Economics and Political Science: The growth of the science PR industry has resulted in an overly exaggerated presentation of research findings. Science journalism is not immune to the budget crisis facing newsrooms more widely. With smaller staffs and tighter budgets, more science reporting is being done through press releases, many of which…

The Krugman Effect

Roger Pielke, Jr. Fri Jun 06, 05:24:00 PM MDT writes: A delightful comment at the NY Times under Krugman’s post: Link: —————– BlueSky Phoenix, AZ 7 hours ago Almost every one of you is mistaken. Krugman made up the argument that a percent reduction in emissions translates into a percent reduction in GDP, one-for-one.