Archive | November, 2011

ABC radio’s so-called “Science Show”: licence to mislead the public, Part 1.

DRAFT 4,  21/11:  Guest post by Bob Fernley-Jones (AKA Bob_FJ) This review covers a process that took over a year: In August 2010, the “Science Show” ran an interview concerning a newly launched AAS booklet on climate change.  There were five claims made which were all false; for instance, that the recent drought in Victoria was unprecedented.  However, rainfall records […]

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Complaint to ACMA (Complaint 3), original Email

From: BobFJ Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 9:42 AM To: broadcasting@acma.gov.au Cc: ABC Corporate_Affairs10 ; Angela Peters Subject: ABC Radio National “Science Show” complaint   I made a complaint to A&CA about five errors or misrepresentations in a single show.  However, despite many related Email exchanges, (see below), they failed to give a ruling within […]

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