• ‘Balance' isn't about dragging experts down to our level | Eva Wiseman

    8 days ago - By The Guardian

    In the name of balance, all kinds of weird and wonderful opinions are being given equal weight. But that doesn't mean we aren't in danger of tipping over the edge... Do you know what I'm sick of? Balance. Unless you're walking along a very narrow handrail above a famous alligator pit, balance is overrated. Balance gave us last week's This Morning slot where they invited observational cosmologist Dr Sarah Bosman to debate with a flat earther called Martin Kenny. “Martin Kenny,” ITV explained on Twitter, “believes the moon landings were faked and humans couldn't possibly land on the moon as...
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