False accusation of junk science
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|SOUND SCIENCE - JUNK SCIENCE|
|sound science & junk science|
|False accusations of junk science|
|Steven J Milloy & TASSC|
|Peter Huber & Walter Olson|
|Junk Science (Doc Index)|
|Fox News & K. Rupert Murdoch|
In this case, the propaganda technique may merely be an attempt to tack "bad science" as a negative buzzword onto whatever is being attacked. It may be effective because counter-arguments against these claims are long, complex and difficult to understand.
Unfortunately, some claims of bad or junk science really are legimate, and sometimes these are mixed with accusations that are completely bogus.