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Mar 23, 2019

0:00:00

Australian Skeptics Inc on Christchurch Tragedy

Australian Skeptics Inc (and this podcast) is deeply saddened by the horrific terrorist attack in Christchurch on Friday which targeted the Muslim community.

https://www.skeptics.com.au/2019/03/19/aust-skeptics-inc-on-christchurch-tragedy/

0:03:15 Introduction

Richard Saunders
0:06:13

Social Media Crackdown on Anti-Vax

More and more social media outlets are cracking down on the misinformation of the anti-VAX crowd.

https://thehill.com/policy/technology/435207-instagram-to-block-anti-vaccine-hashtags-amid-misinformation-crackdown

https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-anti-vaccine-crack-down/

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2019/03/22/gofundme-joins-facebook-instagram-and-pinterest-anti-vax-crackdown/3249907002/

https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/20/health/kentucky-governor-children-chickenpox/index.html

0:20:50

The Raw Skeptic Report... With Heidi Robertson

Past winner of the Australian Skeptics bent spoon award Pete Evans, now seems to be jumping into the murky waters of Anti-VAX rhetoric and 5G fears.

0:36:50

Readers' Indigestible

From the pages of "The Skeptic" magazine, the Journal from Australian Skeptics.

Tim Mendham looks at those 'other' publications, where skepticism is a dirty word ... sometimes. One is an extreme example of niceness, with lashings of all things New Age that will give you a sugar rush of epic proportions. The other is more down to earth ... literally.

https://www.skeptics.com.au/the-magazine/

Also

Skepticon 2019

https://skepticon.org.au