Conflict of Interest: The Importance of Independent Inquiry

For the last couple of months on Sunday nights, Fox has been airing a documentary that will probably be watched in science classes across America (when there’s a substitute teacher or otherwise) — Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. Among other things,┬áthe show has taken the viewer on a journey back to the beginning of time. In […]

Why It’s Important to Disclose Conflicts of Interest

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve noticed an increasing number of columnists/authors/reporters/personalities disclosing potential conflicts of interests. Firstly — THANK YOU! I very much appreciate it when I’m reading something to know that the information I’m reading may be coming from someone who has a bias. It’s okay to be writing about something/someone close […]