Mysterious Times

"We're All Mad Here…."

Archaeology and the Press: Part 1- Why does the news get it so, so, so, wrong?

Bad “news” articles are everywhere, but sometimes it seems like they are especially bad in archaeology. Bad articles can range from something as simple as the misspelling of a name to articles about how archaeologists recently discovered dinosaur bones in which the “archaeologists” interviewed is actually an “expert” on UFO sightings. Even the best news sources can get it wrong, here is a line from the Guardian,

read more Archaeology and the Press: Part 1- Why does the news get it so, so, so, wrong? | Doug’s Archaeology.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on August 19, 2014 by in Archaeology.

Archives

Follow Mysterious Times on WordPress.com

Follow me on Twitter

Categories

%d bloggers like this: