Pure Poison IconAndrew Bolt is right:

That’s how people wind up so convinced there’s a crisis. The scares are reported, but the reassurances are not.

Not about climate change – that’s more of his regular misleading cherry-picking of data. But on the general point, that the media get away with creating panic and concern by hyping initial claims and then burying corrections.

Something we regularly see (and comment on) from Andrew’s own employer, News Ltd, with its beatups on crime, on the carbon price, on the media inquiry, on political “scandals”…

Anyway, the specific examples aren’t what’s important here. What’s important is to remember the technique Andrew is admitting exposing. A technique he expressly advises he’s aware of. Something to keep in mind.

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