Transparency and objectivity in journalism: Possible? Desirable?

This post is an amalgam of several emails I sent to a private journalism-related listserv.  I’ve got a project brewing in the ol’ noggin relating to journalism, objectivity, and transparency.  I figured I’d post this publicly, in the hopes of soliciting more opinions, so please feel free to post in the comments. So, one of … Read more

It’s like the Mark Twain story about the cat and the stove, you see.

What separates the mind of a scientist (or, more generally, a rationalist) from the average person?  Sent my way by Brother Doug. xkcd – A Webcomic – The Difference.