This is really really really worth watching. I was pointed to it by dozens of people. And they were all right about it. Thanks people.
Also see these stories about it
- John Oliver’s rant about science reporting should be taken seriously by John Timmer in Ars Technica
- When Science Reporting Goes Horribly, Horribly Wrong – Phil Plait in Slate
- John Oliver explains why so much ‘science’ you read about is bogus – Rachel Feltman in the Washington Post
- Megan Thielking in Stat