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Re: The today programme
"A man does not attain the status of Galileo merely because he is
persecuted; he must also be right" -- Steven Jay Gould, 1977, Ever
On 3 April 2012 11:09, Michael OSullivan <Michael.OSullivan@port.ac.uk> wrote:
> I would say the issue was the last comment. The comparison to Galileo. I
> realise ideally news stories are non-biased but I dislike the use of
> this classic "establishment vs the individual" example in this context.
> Michael O'Sullivan
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> PO1 3QL
>>>> Christian Darkin 03/04/12 7:34 AM >>>
> There was a piece on BBC radio4's today programme just now about some
> silly theory about all dinosaurs being aquatic.
> It was pretty easily put down by a 2nd interviewee but really - we're
> used to a bit higher standard of debate from the today programme.
> Surely they could have found a better current dino story if they wanted
> Christian darkin
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