We Tried to Publish a Replication of a Science Paper in Science. The Journal Refused.

From Slate Slate accidentally stumbles onto something interesting, important, and probably factual. Our research suggests that the theory that conservatives and liberals respond differently to threats isn’t actually true. By Kevin Arceneaux, Bert N. Bakker, Claire Gothreau, and Gijs Schumacher June 20, 20196:43 PM There are researchers still seeking truth and advancing science.  In this…

DeSmog Blog headed back to obscurity

The blog that broke created the Fakegate story, only to have it blow up in their faces when skeptics fingered Peter Gleick as the culprit, forcing him to admit that he’d been the one to steal the documents from Heartland, has had its 15 minutes of fame, and is now headed back into Internet obscurity.…

Mooney pulls a Muller

Gee where have we seen this before? Chris Mooney issues a press release on his upcoming publication, then he wonders why people aren’t accepting it because the real publication isn’t done yet and all we have is a cover and some fluff. It’s BEST practice. Apparently, given his defense, it was not the reaction he…