More embarrassing anti-vaccine reporting from CBS News’s Sharyl Attkisson | The Panic Virus

For years, CBS News’s Sharyl Attkisson has been one of the least responsible mainstream journalists covering vaccines and autism. Again and again, she’s parroted anti-vaccine rhetoric long past the point that it’s been decisively disproved. To take but one recent example: In January, she posted (and then removed) a story claiming that a study in the Archives of Neurology said almost precisely the opposite of what it actually reported. She’s at it again: A few hours ago, she posted a story under the heading, “CBS News Investigates.” The piece starts out thusly: For all those who’ve declared the autism-vaccine debate over – a new scientific review begs to differ. It considers a host of peer-reviewed, published theories that show possible connections between vaccines and autism. This “new scientific review” is a piece titled “Theoretical aspects of autism: causes–a review.” It was written by Helen Ratajczak and appeared in the Journal of Immunotoxicology. I haven’t had time to go

Source: More embarrassing anti-vaccine reporting from CBS News’s Sharyl Attkisson | The Panic Virus


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