Tag Archives: Fear

The answer to the rhetorical question is always likely to be ‘NO’

The Daily Mail headline: ‘Is wi-fi radiation killing off trees? Study blames computer signals for dying leaves‘. The claims made at the start of the article: As if our magnificent trees didn’t have enough problems, they’re now being threatened by our emails… Now researchers say radiation from wi-fi networks that enable our burgeoning online communications […]

Detecting a Bogus Fear Story

Fear is one of the staple products of the mainstream media. Whether it be everyday products giving us Cancer, paedophiles around every corner or terrorists waiting to detonate around us: fearful is the default emotional state that we should be in. Today an article on the Daily Mail website caught my eye, largely because it […]