#NaturalNonsense: Science Supporters Condemn Natural News Founder Mike Adams

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Posted 27 December 2016

“If you don’t know who Mike “Health Ranger” Adams is, he may be a steadfast presence in your social media newsfeed without your knowledge. Awarded the top slot on Real Clear Science’s “Worst Websites for Science in 2016” list, and with its founder touted by Dr. Oz as “the Renegade Health Ranger,”  Natural News is a thorn in the sides of all who hold legitimate science dear.  But bad science isn’t Adams’ only offense. Natural News is a fake news fixture, with articles on Obama birtherism, HIV/AIDS denialism, and the Sandy Hook tragedy as an elaborate hoax by FEMA to promote gun control. With the current uproar about fake news, the website and its founder should top lists of spurious sources.”

Now, dozens of science supporters (including me) have launched a grassroots New Year’s resolution campaign against both Adams and his website, tagged with #NaturalNonsense.

“Natural News is one of the most egregious purveyors of fake news. Starting January 1st, 2017, we pledge never to share content from this source, and ask others to do the same.”

Read the complete article at Forbes.com

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