Announcing My Next Point of Inquiry Episode Topic: Among the Truthers

By Chris Mooney | May 19, 2011 12:36 pm

I’m pleased to announce my next Point of Inquiry guest for the show airing Monday: Jonathan Kay, a journalist with Canada’s National Post and author of the new book Among the Truthers: A Journey Through America’s Growing Conspiracist Underground.

I’ve been beating up on Birthers a lot lately (everyone has), so this is a bit of “balancing.” Of course, Kay knows a lot about Birthers too.

We did the interview last night and I think people are going to like this one. Airs Monday. If you’re interested, check out the book in the meantime.

I also appeared recently with Kay on MSNBC.

Comments (5)

  1. Mike H

    Why the difference in treatment between high profile Birthers and Truthers? Not from you, but from the media in general.

  2. Chris Mooney

    Pleased to say I asked that question on the show. tune in…

  3. Mike H

    Will do, thanks.

  4. We had Kay for an interview last night, and he was spectacular.

    Download here:

    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rcr/2011/05/20/reality-check-radio.mp3

  5. Matt B.

    Shouldn’t the helicopters on that book cover be black?

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Chris is a science and political journalist and commentator and the author of three books, including the New York Times bestselling The Republican War on Science--dubbed "a landmark in contemporary political reporting" by Salon.com and a "well-researched, closely argued and amply referenced indictment of the right wing's assault on science and scientists" by Scientific American--Storm World, and Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future, co-authored by Sheril Kirshenbaum. They also write "The Intersection" blog together for Discover blogs. For a longer bio and contact information, see here.

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