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The Skeptic Zone

Mar 26, 2022

Richard Saunders

Meta Sued by Australian Watchdog Over Scam Ads

Facebook owner Meta is being sued by Australia's competition watchdog for publishing scam ads for crypto on its platform. We look at even more questionable ads appearing on Facebook every day for such things as medical products and psychics.

Australian Skeptics Newsletter

What skeptical news has caught the eye of Tim Mendham this week?
Read by Adrienne Hill.

The Book of Tim. With Tim Mendham

The Call of the Quack. Part 1. By Tim Harding

A look at the history of the word 'Quack'. This week its place in ancient Greece.

A reading from The Skeptic, Vol. 33 No. 3

A Dive into a Trove

A wander through the decades of digitised Australian newspapers on a search for references to the parnormal and more.
  • 1950, 18 November - Sydney Morning Herald
  • 1975, 26 September - Canberra Times