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Featured Events

Alistair Coleman - Disinformation, Dictators and Propaganda
Alistair Coleman - Disinformation, Dictators and Propaganda
The Casa, 29 Hope Street
Skeptics in the Pub Social
Skeptics in the Pub Social
Dr Duncan's, St John's Lane

Latest Podcasts

Episode #381

Skeptics with a K Marsh looks at the plethora of PR-based articles appearing in national and local newspaper websites, and Mike tackles claims that artificial sweeteners trick your body into producing insulin.

Episode #054 - Live from QED 2023

InKredulous Episode 54 of our satirical, skeptical comedy podcast recorded live at QED 2023. Appearing alongside host Andy Wilson are Jordan Holmes, Cara Santa Maria, and Michael Marshall.

Episode #083 - Nyjon Eccles

Be Reasonable Marsh is joined by functional medicine doctor Nyjon Eccles to talk about the controversial thermographic cancer screening scans, and why he feels cancer patients would benefit from a functional medicine approach of nutritional support.

The Skeptic

Bit of a Reach: media buy-outs and brutal cost-cutting have left an open door for PR nonsense
By Michael Marshall,

UK newspapers are awash with nonsensical PR stories based on dubious research - is it any wonder public trust in the media has fallen so far?

The post Bit of a Reach: media buy-outs and brutal cost-cutting have left an open door for PR nonsense appeared first on The Skeptic.

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