Media Coverage


BloombergTrump’s ‘Dangerous Disability’? It’s the Dunning-Kruger Effect
BuzzfeedDear France: You Just Got Hacked. Don’t Make The Same Mistakes We Did
LA TimesGoogle and Facebook aren’t fighting fake news with the right weapons
New York MagazineA Beginner’s Guide to Calling BS
QuartzWe asked Deepak Chopra, the guru of sayings that mean nothing, to fact-check his own tweets
Skeptic MagazineA Note from Michael Shermer, Editor, Skeptic Magazine, on Why We Published “The Conceptual Penis as a Social Construct” Hoax Exposé
VoxWhy Megyn Kelly may help spread Alex Jones’s lies even if she calls them bullshit


North American: Scientific American Link1 Link2 Link3 / The Washington Post Link1 Link2 Link3 Link4 / The New York Times / LA Times / Huffington Post Link1 Link2 / Wall Street Journal Link1 Link2 / Forbes Magazine / The New Republic / Vox Link1 Link2 / Vice (US, UK, Canada) / NBC News / CBC / UPI Link1 Link2 / NPR Link1 Link2 / Time Magazine / / Bloomberg Link1 Link2 / Nautilus Magazine / New York Magazine Link1 Link2 Link3 / Men’s Health Magazine / Prevention Magazine / Buzzfeed / Quartz Link1 Link2 Link3 / Exchange Magazine / Link1 Link2 / MTV News / Maxim / Business News Network / Marie Claire / The Daily Beast / University Herald / Reuters / MicToronto Star / Dozens of local outlets (e.g. Toronto Sun, London Free Press, Kitchener-Waterloo Record, Medicine Hat News,, Jersey Tribune, Chicago Tribune, etc.)
Various international: The Independent (UK) / The Telegraph Link1 Link2 (UK) / The Daily Mail Link1 Link2 (UK) / ITV (UK) / Daily Mirror (UK) / The Week (UK) / The Irish Times (UK) / RT (Russia) / International Business Times Italia (Italy) / Luxembourg Wort / Generation NT (France) / Slate (France) / Les Echos (France) / La Presse (France) / Gesundheit Stadt Berlin (Germany) / ComputerWelt, (Germany) / De Morgen (Belgium) / Movilonia (Spain) / Quesabesde (Spain) / La Gaceta Salamanca (Spain) / Infosalus (Spain) / 20 Minuten (Switzerland) / Kathimerini (Greece) / Capital Bay (Australia) / New Zealand Herald / Malaysian Digest / Malay Mail Online (Malaysia) / Merdeka (Indonesia) / National Geographic (Indonesia) / Singapore Star / Kicker Daily News (Phillipines) / Kuam News (Guam) / Vietnam Express / Nhân Dân (Vietnam) / Cambodia Times / (Bangladesh) / MSN News (India) / Times of India (India) / The Economic Times (India) / / The Express Tribune (Pakistan) / iTechBahrain / Médias 24 (Morocco) / Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) / Oman Daily Observer / Nigeria News / News24 (Nigeria) / Sowetan (South Africa) / Sunday Times (South Africa) / (South Africa) / Oaxaca Capital (Mexico)



Here’s my most recent television interview (with Jon Erlichman on BNN) about the role of bullshit in politics.

* indicates that I was interviewed (a co-author was interviewed otherwise)
Interviews: Global National News / CTV National News* / Business News Network (twice)* / Sky News* (UK) / CTV News Kitchener-Waterloo*
Coverage: FOX / ABC / NBC / CBS / WGN / CLTV (Chicago) / WBIN / Discovery News


* indicates that I was interviewed (a co-author was interviewed otherwise)
Interviews: Science for the People (broadcast on 31 radio and online stations, including the National Science Foundation’s Science360 Radio) / CBC Syndication (CBC Radio 1 across Canada – 20 interviews)* / BBC World Service* / Radio Canada International* / Arlene Bynon Show SiriusXM* / Corpus Radio Alberta* / Maritime Noon (CBC Radio, Halifax)* / The Morning Edition (CBC Radio, Kitchener)* / The Scott Thompson Show CHML AM 900 (Hamilton, Canada)* / The Scott Radley Show CHML AM 900 (Hamilton, Canada)* / 570 News (Kitchener, Canada)* / News Talk 770 AM (Calgary, Canada) / The Pulse with Devon Peacock AM 980 (London, Canada)* / The Tim Denis Morning Show 610 CKTB (Niagara Falls, Canada)* / The Motts News Talk 1010 (Toronto, Canada)* / The Ed Hand Show 1310 News (Ottawa, Canada)* / The Dan Maduri Show (NewsTalkFlorida, United States) / CBS Radio News KNX Los Angeles* / CBS Radio News WCCO Minneapolis / CBS Radio News KCBS San Francisco* / WRADIO (Colombia) / Slate’s The Gist with Mike Pesca* / You Are Not So Smart Podcast with David McRaney* / DataSkeptic Podcast with Kyle Polich*


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