John Cook, Part II: Identifying Misinformation

Premiere DateFeb 19, 2018
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:51 John Cook
01:31 Other Arguments Besides Climate Change
03:35 Importance of Identifying Misinformation
05:31 Misinformation in Other Areas
09:00 Skeptical Science
10:49 Outro
11:19 Another Age Robert Earl Thomas
15:11 Finish

In Part II, John Cook discusses how misinformation has spread to areas outside of science and the importance of identifying misinformation in the era of fake news.

John Cook is a research assistant professor at the Center for Climate Change Communication at George Mason University and founder of the website Skeptical Science. He also hosts the podcast Evidence Squared. Click here to read more about his most recent study.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…