Matthew Nisbet is Associate Professor of Communication at Northeastern University and a CSI technical consultant.
June 9, 2003
Opinions clash over the best way to bolster public support for science.
January 23, 2003
Review of the book by Bjørn Lomborg
October 1, 2001
How well have the media covered the September 11 attack?
June 18, 2001
How U.S. Universities Can Engage the Public About Scientific Controversy
April 30, 2001
How soft journalism undermines the credibility of major media organizations, drives away core audiences, and hurts democracy.
March 13, 2001
How the Mass Media Package and Sell Psychic Medium John Edward
January 1, 2001
Voodoo Science Conjures a Celebrity Out of a Scientist
October 25, 2000
Willey walks across hot coals, sinks his hand in molten lead, strides across broken glass, and has blocks smashed across him.
August 31, 2000
Most ten-year-olds growing up in Italy dream of feats of national heroism on the soccer field...
July 28, 2000
Imagine that you are recruited for a ganzfeld experiment, touted as the best known method for testing for "psi" ability.
July 29, 1999
Program Aims for Ratings while Abusing Science and Exploiting Belief Systems
July 22, 1999
Skeptical Inquirer Magazine Offers Critical Guide to Movie Topics
May 28, 1999
This is an essay about George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, Dark Lords of the Sith.
January 21, 1999
CSICOP Senior Research Fellow Joe Nickell to Appear on NBC Nightly News Tonight at 630EST
January 21, 1999
Last Friday's firing of George Lundberg, the seventeen-year editor of The Journal of the American Medical Association...
A brief review of several of the sessions at the World Skeptics Congress