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De nominibus piscium

On Tuesday night (21.2), the Danish television channel DR1 news programme TV Avisen ran a story about ‘new EU regulations for fishmongers’ as their ‘feel-good segment’ in the end of the broadcast. The basic gist of the story was that … Continue reading

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Hooray for News Math: 10=13

(With apologies to Tom Lehrer for the title.) It seems that there are certain headlines, certain ideas or themes that are so compelling for some journalists that they will throw all of their critical thinking and basic research skills overboard … Continue reading

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Origins of a Euromyth

Dear readers: Quite a treat for you today! We have the pleasure of witnessing the birth of a genuine Euromyth right now, as it happens. First, a bit of background. Cast your thoughts back to February 2011 (if you need … Continue reading

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