|Brendan Nyhan, a political scientist, and health policy researcher at the University of Michigan explains why misinformation is so hard to kill. His research explains why unscrupulous and self-serving advocacy groups can do so much damage. Though this article focuses on the disinformation propagated about health care reform, the principles apply to conspiracy cults and other social aberrations.
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Richmond Shreve is a retired business executive whose careers began in electronics (USN) and broadcasting in the 1960s. Over the years he has maintained a hobby interest in amateur radio, and the audio-visual arts while working in sales and (more...)
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