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Leaks are crucial part of Americans’ freedom

By Davis Merritt One person’s leaker is another person’s whistle-blower is another person’s publicist is another person’s defender. One person’s traitor is another person’s patriot. And they are all, at one time or another, what journalists consider confidential news sources.…

How to Survive the Misinformation Age

With the rise of fake news and “alternative facts,” no publication is better suited than Skeptical Inquirer to serve as a survival manual for the wilderness of misinformation. In one recent issue, leading thinkers confront the storm of falsehoods and pseudoscience…

Trump’s budget could sink fisheries

Critics say penny wise is pound foolish when it comes to President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for the federal government, which included deep cuts that would threaten marine life and coastal economies. Among the programs cut are several under the National…