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Author Howard Friel is best known for having found - and written a book documenting - a "pattern of nonexistent footnoted support for assertions in the text" in his exhaustive check of the extensive references provided in Bjorn Lomborg's book Cool It, which is aimed at a lay audience and minimizes the need to cut carbon emissions.
Friel worked as a research assistant for Edward Herman where he discovered Richard Falk's book "Vietnam and International Law" 
- Consultative Council, Lawyers' Committee on Nuclear Policy 
- Howard Friel, The Lomborg Deception: Setting the Record Straight on Global Warming (Yale University Press, 2010).
- Howard Friel and Richard A. Falk, The Record of the Paper: How the New York Times Misreports US Foreign Policy, Verso, November 2004. ISBN: 1844670198
- Howard Friel and Richard A. Falk, Israel-Palestine on Record: How The New York Times Misreports Conflict in the Middle East, Verso, November 2007. ISBN: 1844671097
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- After Words: A Weekly Look at Selected Book TV Programs, BookTV.org, January 9, 2005.
Articles by Friel
- Howard Friel, "How the NRA Rewrote the Constitution: On Second Amendment, Reporters Side With Gun Lobby Against Supreme Court, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, September/October 1996.
- Howard Friel, "Serial Mistake-Makers on Climate Change: On Bjorn Lomborg and Matt Ridley", Znet, June 14, 2010.
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