Journals Give New Meaning to "Political Science"

February 23, 2006  ·  Michael Fumento  ·  Weblog

How often do we hear, "I don't believe what I read in the newspapers!" only to find that by and large on any given article people do believe it? Yet people have become more skeptical of the MSM in recent years and for good reason. Medical and science journals remain dedicated to the quest for truth though, right? Wrong. For all the talk about the protective powers of a "published, peer-reviewed" journal you're as likely to find junk science in the top four medical and science journals as any major newspaper. Or worse, you don't find good science because it's systematically excluded. Read about it in my latest column.