Grist’s editor discusses the furor around last week’s post about a study that sought to tie the U.S.’s most popular industrial sweetener to increases in autism rates.
Grist Haiku contest ends in dead heat. We’re stymied. Frog, live on! (For now.)
Verification is nailing down the truth. Verification in reverse is casting doubt on previously nailed-down truths. Media critic Jay Rosen explains how the process works.
By reporting a climate-denialist stunt without probing its sources and context, the now Pulitzer-garlanded HuffPost participated in “verification in reverse” — ripping up facts that were once nailed down.
Retire one haiku and inspire another one! Email. Tweet. Repeat.
Are some issues too important to poke fun at? Is nothing sacred? Oh, get serious: Laughter saves lives. It certainly won’t sink the climate movement.
The author of the refreshingly pragmatic “Before the Lights Go Out” talks about finding common ground with climate deniers, the value of individual action in fixing a broken energy system, and the price of gas.
We rolled out our new look much more widely on our site. Let us know what you think!
As the Supreme Court debates health-care reform, what’s at stake? Our collective capacity to solve any of the big complex problems we face, that’s what.