Day: January 23, 2008

Wednesday Feminist Goodies

Just because I think this is funny. As always, there is too much good stuff out there and not enough time to blog it all. A few things to check out today: –Female race car drivers in Iran kick ass…

Seriously?

When I was looking for articles on that WLS/diabetes study, I noticed a little link on the Yahoo! News page I was looking at with the following teaser: ABC News: ‘Fat Acceptance’: Bloated and Gloating Online. If I knew how…

Another example of lousy health reporting

I saw the AP version of this article yesterday*, and I was immediately struck by what was missing. Sad to say, the Times version isn’t any better: Weight-loss surgery works much better than standard medical therapy as a treatment for…

There’s a shocker

WASHINGTON – A study by two nonprofit journalism organizations found that President Bush and top administration officials issued hundreds of false statements about the national security threat from Iraq in the two years following the 2001 terrorist attacks…. The study…

Wrapping Up Blogging for Choice

I am officially exhausted. I’ve pretty much spent all day (and most of last night) scouring the internets for good pro-choice articles and blog posts (plus writing my own). A lot of what I’ve found is up at Alternet —…