As if news media in the US wasn't bad enough, CNN is now beginning to rival FOXNEWS in stupidity with it's great decision to shut down it's science, space, environment and technology unit.
The US is not only one of the most industrialized nations in the world but its also one of the most scientifically illiterate countries in the world. Yeah that's right, fewer than half of Americans know what DNA is, accept the theory of evolution by natural selection, and know how long it takes the Earth to go around the Sun.
(Don't believe me? http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/duncan/17535/
You'd think that CNN would want to throw MORE effort into science reporting rather than decrease it! Grrrrrrrrrrrr..........................................
Thanks to PZ Myers for first posting this!
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