Category Archives: BBC

The media, handedness and paedophilia

Prof Tanya Byron, in BBC4′s ‘The Truth About Child Sex Abuse’, travelled all the way to Toronto to get Prof James Cantor in Toronto to trot out his finding that non-right handedness is more than three times as likely among … Continue reading

Posted in Assessment, BBC, Crime, Hand, Labelling | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A BBC bias towards reductionist account of autism?

Has anyone, the BBC itself included, any clue as to why the BBC’s Today programme reported on a study which points to new genetic risks for autism but failed to cover the New Scientist’s piece, several weeks ago, on the … Continue reading

Posted in BBC, autism, scientific | Tagged , , | Leave a comment