SFR 250 – Benjamin Radford on Media Mythmakers

–The homeowners residing at “The Conjuring” house are being pestered constantly by ghost hunters
Bradley Manning, while found not guilty of “aiding the enemy,” still faces lengthy prison term for a variety of other charges.
radfordEdward Snowden receives temporary asylum from Russia
–Fox News anchor conducts dreadful “interview” with Reza Aslan about Jesus.
–MSNBC’s Chris Hayes delivers a brilliant piece of televised satire; hilariously mocking Bill O’Reilly’s “black violence” rants.
–Another psychic fails miserably at leading police to a dead body

In the 2nd hour, Benjamin Radford, author of “Media Mythmakers,” stops by to discuss how media and statistics can mislead us, giving helpful tips on how to cut through the bullshit.

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Friend, family member, possible werewolf. I co-host Strange Frequencies Radio, blog at Confidential Korbus, and generally walk among the weird. When I'm not doing busywork, I can usually be found with my nose in a book, my eyes glued to a glowing screen, or my ears tuned to The Ramones.
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2 Responses to SFR 250 – Benjamin Radford on Media Mythmakers

  1. Ken Scaletta says:

    Rezal Aslan’s PhD is in Sociology of RELIGION, with a specialization in the History of Religion.

    • Jason Korbus says:

      I personally mentioned on the show that he has a PhD in Sociology, and mentioned that Aslan says he gave his dissertation on the history of religion, so it is Sociology of Religion.

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