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Monthly Archives: September 2015

John Humphrys and the case of deliberate ignorance.

In a July 2015 episode of the Today programme one of my RSPB colleagues spoke about the half a million people who have signed a petition to protect Europe’s most important wildlife laws. At the time, I remember noting that the interviewer John Humphrys took what seemed to me a weird line of questioning. When Kate from RSPB explained that wildlife isn’t doing well in the UK (or elsewhere) Humphrys said that where he goes for a walk near his […]