Critica Commentary is a place for discussion of all things related to denial of scientific evidence and health and science literacy. Here you will find longer pieces about particular topics, such as medical misdiagnosis and conflicts of interest, as well as interviews with key people working at the intersection of health policy, science journalism, science education, and psychology, among other fields. You may also find guest posts by authorities in the field as well as by people with fascinating stories to share and analyses of recent news articles, studies, and current events. If you are interested in writing something for Critica, please contact us here.

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  • Putting Science into Science Journalism
    April 22, 2018 | Comments

    Most people learn about developments in science through popular media, both traditional news outlets like newspapers, radio, and television, and the variety of social media. It is therefore critically important that what gets reported about science is timely and accurate. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. There has been a marked reduction in recent […]

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  • Facts, Fictions, and Belief in Modern Media
    June 22, 2017 | Comments

    This is a guest post written by Dr. Paul Spector, MD. Dr. Spector is a health consultant and writer who helps clients apply scientific advances to maximize both physical and psychological fitness. He works with clients in New York City. He is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post where he reports on the often confusing […]

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