Category Archives: Stephan Lewandowsky

Lew’s Conspiracist Classification Criteria

I intend to put up all my research on Lewandowsky’s new paper here as I complete it. I don’t expect many people to find it interesting. It is intended as a research tool for anyone who is preparing an analysis, … Continue reading

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Googling Lew: Repulsive Ferret Revisited

Lewandowsky’s claim to have anonymised the material in “Recurrent Fury” so as to render blogs and blog commenters unidentifiable is entirely false, as I discovered in five minutes on Google. I’ve already quoted this paragraph from the article Lewandowsky wrote … Continue reading

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Mister <1%: Lew Screws Up Again

I’m browsing through the new Lewandowsky paper, and after just three pages have found some interesting anomalies. He says in his blog article at http://www.shapingtomorrowsworld.org/rf2015.html “… the corpus of text underlying the analysis is no longer publically [sic] available. These … Continue reading

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New Triple-Thickness Lew Paper

Lewandowsky has a new paper out with co-authors Cook and Marriott, called “Recurrent Fury: Conspiratorial Discourse in the Blogosphere Triggered by Research on the Role of Conspiracist Ideation in Climate Denial”. You can read it at http://jspp.psychopen.eu/article/view/443 Lew has a … Continue reading

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Lew’s Lost Conspiracy

At the end of my post summarising Lewandowsky’s Recursive Fury” paper, https://geoffchambers.wordpress.com/2014/04/22/recursive-fury-a-summary/ I presented the list of conspiracy theories found in the Supplemental Material, with the number of quotes supporting each theory. There are 22 conspiracy headings in the Supplemental … Continue reading

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Chambers v the Guardian: Press Complaints Commission’s Decision

My complaint to to the Press Complaints Commission about an article by Dana Nuccitelli in the Guardian which accused Frontiers of giving in to bullying in retracting Lewandowsky’s “Recursive Fury” paper has been rejected. This is their decision. (emphasis mine). … Continue reading

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Guardian Correspondence (2)

This is the reply I received 29 April 2014 from the Guardian Readers’ Editor: Dear Mr Chambers, The role of the readers’ editor is, indeed, to investigate a complaint and come to a conclusion. When we have come to a conclusion … Continue reading

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