Michael D. Shaw of Health News Digest reports on how the irresponsible journalism over “Pink Slime” can lead to real harm to real people.
“Surely, …, the American public is far too sophisticated to fall for such gross misrepresentation by the media, right? Wrong. If anything, the public is more clueless now than in 1921, if you consider the present day’s ease of access to unlimited information on virtually any topic, and how this should make a big difference in its understanding of current events—but doesn’t. Case in point: The Pink Slime affair.”