CBS this Morning’s Report on GMOs: A Disservice to the People of America

“When information is withheld, either by a scientist or by a journalist, they both violate a fundamental ethical agreement between human beings: don’t mislead people, don’t lie.”

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Right from the beginning, the reporting was clearly, once again, extremely deficient of proper research –  but this was overshadowed by the obvious bias in favor of GMOs

wordpress article CBS this Morning’s Report on GMOs A Disservice to the People of AmericaBy Jeff Kirkpatrick

CBS this Morning did a story on GMOs on January 17, 2016 (video length – 10:30). Right from the beginning, the reporting was clearly, once again, extremely deficient of proper research – but this was overshadowed by the obvious bias in favor of GMOs.

The story opened with a brief one-sided look at Hawai’i and GM papayas. The reporter asked a papaya grower if they were safe and the grower assured him that they were because he (and his children) had been consuming them for 20 years. The reporter accepted that as proof that they were therefore safe by insinuation because he didn’t offer anything from his extensive research to add to that assertion.

Had the reporter been competent and…

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