[LINK] Balance the enemy of facts (was Re: Jobs not all bad)

Richard Chirgwin rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Fri Oct 21 10:27:02 AEDT 2011

Actually, I can offer an answer to this: just write the science straight.

I can't say too much about the business secrets of The Register, but a 
story about the Higgs Boson experiments at CERN went well into 
six-figures for hits in about two days. No fake controversy required.


On 21/10/11 10:12 AM, Fernando Cassia wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 04:47, Richard Chirgwin
> <rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au>  wrote:
>> a "spot
>> opinion" saying "Einstein was wrong!" followed by a second spot opinion
>> saying "the data is wrong!" is merely journalistic name-dropping for the
>> sake of some extra noise and confusion.
> Without (real or made up) controversy, where are the hits to the news
> web site?. ;-)
> FC

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