Top Censored Stories: The Manipulation Of Science

The story of the purging, censoring, and manipulation of scientific research is featured on a list of 2003-2004 stories that were overlooked, under-reported or self-censored by the media.

"Critics charge that the Bush Administration is purging, censoring, and manipulating scientific information in order to push forward its pro-business, anti-environmental agenda. In Washington, D.C. more than 60 of the nation’s top scientists, including 20 Nobel laureates, leading medical experts, and former federal agency directors, issued a statement on February 18, 2004 accusing the Bush Administration of deliberately distorting scientific results for political ends and calling for regulatory and legislative action to restore scientific integrity to federal policymaking."

"Project Censored is a media research group out of Sonoma State University which tracks the news published in independent journals and newsletters. From these, Project Censored compiles an annual list of 25 news stories of social significance that have been overlooked, under-reported or self-censored by the country’s major national news media."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Full Story: Bush Administration Manipulates Science and Censors Scientists

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