Neil DeGrasse Tyson on science deniers and the media

Neil DeGrasse Tyson thinks the media needs to stop giving attention to science deniers in the name of “balance”.

The media has to sort of come out of this ethos that I think was in principle a good one, but it doesn’t really apply in science. The ethos was, whatever story you give, you have to give the opposing view. And then you can be viewed as balanced.

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