Tuesday, February 21, 2006

On Cancer, Aspartame and Other New York Times Fairy Tales

Here's an example of how journalists create newsworthy headlines -- without having any "newsworthy news" to back it up!

The story, written by Duane Freese and published in Tech Central Station, shows the New York Times (certainly no stranger to distortion, omission and invention masquerading as news) mis-reporting on the old aspartame scare. If even the non-scientific reader takes the TCS story slowly and carefully, the scam perpetuated by the Times becomes more than clear.