NEXT WEEK: State science; (Nestle Reading)
Point person for next class?
merchants of doubt > unsettle science/undermine
o This week: Republican War on Science, is this unsettling partisan based
TPV Chapter 16 Hypothese
Guest speaker next week; science journalist on junk science.
Media in the storm. Sometimes an awkward position. Editors dont always like them to write about
science because they believe people are not interested.
SUCCES: simplicity, unexpecte
Guest Speaker: Kloor
How are stories promulgated by cultural brokers?
Memes of th
Coming UP: State Science
Claims verified or not by the FDA
GMOs could be included under this; backlash
o Now, despite plant upbringing, seeds with recombinant DNA cannot be classified as
organic (both in US and Euro)