PBS Ombudsman Laments Association with Truthers
And the fact that Colorado Public Television keeps dragging their name through the mud.
What actually interests me about this new round of 9/11 conspiracy films is not that CPT12 is showing it. Rather, it is the association with PBS that it generates, and with PBS's unwillingness or inability to separate itself more clearly from the production and distribution of such programs. There have been other such cases, especially involving programming for pledge drives. PBS is among the more widely trusted brand-names in the country, so an association with PBS tends to convey legitimacy to viewers, and some of them feel deceived and get upset, as most of the letters below demonstrate.He notes that Gage's gaggle uses the PBS logo on their page announcing CPT12's broadcast of Expert's Speak Out.
BTW, he also mentions:
"The evidence is overwhelming," says professor Lynn Margulis, one of the experts.As most of you probably know, Margulis was an expert in biology, which, if the Truthers believed that nano-termites brought down the towers, might actually be a relevant field. I checked the Wikipedia entry on Margulis, and it turns out that 9-11 Denialism isn't her only bit of kookery: