A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions

From Abracadabra to Zombies


Skeptimedia is a commentary on mass media treatment of issues concerning science, the paranormal, and the supernatural.

»Skeptimedia archives

Skeptimedia replaces  Mass Media Funk and Mass Media Bunk. Those blogs are now archived.

complementary & alternative medicine posts



How to quit smoking (CAM)

Immune system quackery (CAM)(SC)


Abusing children to raise TV ratings (P)(CT)

The World According to Oprah (JS) (CAM)


The World According to Oprah (JS) (CAM)

Framing the Medicine Wars (JS) (CAM)

Ancient Wisdom (CAM) (CT)

Evaluating Acupuncture Studies:Laughable vs. Dangerous Delusions (CAM)

How safe are "alternative" therapies? (CAM)

Oprah and Oz spreading superstition at the speed of night (JS) (CAM)

Why woo-woo wins (FH) (JS) (CT) (CAM)


Mesmerized by hypnotherapy - how does  hypnosis differ from the placebo effect? (CAM) (CT)

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* AmeriCares *

Media Mythmakers
How Journalists, Activists, and Advertisers Mislead Us

Don't Get Taken!
The book "they" don't want you to know about!

The Skeptic's Shop
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alt med (CAM)
critical thinking (CT)
Frauds, Hoaxes, Conspiracies (FH)
junk science (JS)
paranormal (P)
science (SC)
supernatural/religion (SU)
superstition (S)
other (O)


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