Media Research Center

Media Still in Love With Book That Led to Death of Millions

Rachel Carson’s ‘Silent Spring’ turns 50 only a few years after reversal of DDT ban.
Media Research Center

Left Turns Rachel Carson into Hero for Children

‘Silent Spring’ author indirectly responsible for millions of malaria deaths, put on pedestal in kids’ books for all ages. 

Book Review: Toxic Arguments

'Poisoned Profits: The Toxic Assault on Our Children' by Philip and Alice Shabecoff

Media Myth: Nine Worst Business Stories

(of the Last 50 Years)

Post Glosses over Deaths Linked to 'Silent Spring' Author

Paper marks 100th birthday of Rachel Carson by barely mentioning millions who died because of DDT ban.

Gettleman: Blame Global Warming for Fighting in Darfur

Jeffrey Gettleman has found an all-purpose bogeyman: "Malaria, one of Africa's leading killers, is spreading to higher altitudes because of rising temperatures. The Sahara is expanding, turning ...

Coastal Protection Turned into Reefer Madness

Environmentalists to thank for yet another eco-tastrophe.

World Health Organization Backs Expanded Use of Media-Overlooked DDT

News reports have focused on environmentalist alternatives instead of the most effective method of malaria prevention.
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