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The Real Story of Anti-GMO Teen Sensation Rachel Parent: Idealist or Pawn of ‘Natural’ Marketers?
Genetic Literacy Project, David Warmflash & Jon Entine, September 2, 2016

Kenyans Sweep Distance Races, Jamaicans Sprints: How Evolution Has Shaped Elite Sports
Genetic Literacy Project, August 14, 2016

Autism in Our DNA? Slew of Studies Points to Genetics as Main Driver, But There is No “Autism Gene”
Genetic Literacy Project, Ben Locwin & Jon Entine, July 21, 2016

Anti-GMO Activists Brandish Disputed Stone-Glover Golden Rice Paper in Attacks on Nobel Laureates
Genetic Literacy Project, Andrew Porterfield & Jon Entine, June 30, 2016

How Brexit Will Impact the Future of Farming, GMOs and Gene Editing in Britain and Europe
Genetic Literacy Project, David Warmflash & Jon Entine, June 29, 2016

Australia and Europe GM Policies Stymieing the Release of New Crops and Food: US Science Writer (Quoting Jon), ABC Rural, Sarina Locke, June 27, 2016

BBC Debate: Are Monsanto, Big Ag Taking Over the World’s Seed Supply?
Genetic Literacy Project, Edward Mabaya & Jack Kloppenburg & Jon Entine, June 21, 2016

Creating a Synthetic Human – Do Science and Ethics Collide?
National Public Radio, Anthony Regalado & George Church & Jon Entine & Laurie Zoloth, June 19, 2016

Glyphosate Chemophobia Grips Sonoma County: Sprayers Don Hazmat Suits, Respirators After Switch to ‘Safer’ Organic Weed Killers
Huffington Post, June 2, 2016

Cheese: The GMO Food Die-Hard GMO Opponents Love (and Oppose a Label For)
Genetic Literacy Project, May 15, 2015
Gary Ruskin and Jon Entine Tangle over the GMO Corporate Connection

Corporate Crime Reporter, April 29, 2016

Flaws in Science, Business Model Spoiled Calgene's Genetically Modified Tomato (quoting Jon)
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Alex Philippidis, April 12, 2016

Organic Industry Funded Studies Claim Healthier Milk and Meat — Independent Scientists? “No Evidence”
Huffington Post, February 24, 2016

Organic vs. Conventional Foods: Environmental Impact, Nutrition, Taste (quoting Jon)
Philadelphia Inquirer, Emiliano Tatar, January 12, 2016

Wild Bees Disappearing? Another Month, Another Bungled Bee Study
Huffington Post, January 5, 2016

Why We Oppose GMO Labeling (3-Part Series)
Huffington Post, Bruce Chassy, Jon Entine December 27, 2015

Chipotle’s Sustainability Hypocrisy Could Eclipse Its Food Poisoning Fiasco
Huffington Post, December 23, 2015

Anti-GMO Groups Pledge Legal Action to Block FDA Approval of GMO Salmon
Huffington Post, November 19, 2015

As Gary Hirshberg Emerges as Face of Anti-GMO Labeling Movement, Science Takes a Hit
Huffington Post, July 30, 2015

The Story of the Birds and the Bees: The Neonic Catastrophe That Never Was
Huffington Post, July 15, 2015

10 Genetic Mutations and Evolutionary Traits Found in Africa, With Their Surprising Advantages - and Downsides (citing Jon)
Mail and Guardian Africa, May 30, 2015

GMOs and Other Distractions
Nation's Restaurant News, May 20, 2015

10 Genetic Mutations and Evolutionary Traits Found in Africa, With Their Surprising Advantages - and Downsides (citing Jon)
Mail and Guardian Africa, May 30, 2015

GMOs and Other Distractions
Nation's Restaurant News, May 20, 2015

Cambridge University to Adopt Ethical Approach to Multibillion-Dollar Fund (quoting Jon)
Wall Street Journal, May 18, 2015

Cheese: The GMO Food Die-Hard GMO Opponents Love (and Oppose a Label For)
Genetic Literacy Project, May 15, 2015

Moving the GMO Debate Beyond Science (quoting Jon)
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, May 11, 2015

GMOs, Yes!
Common Reader, May 8, 2015

Anti-GMO Groups in Bangladesh Spread Misinformation About Bt Eggplant ‘Failure’
Genetic Literacy Project, April 28, 2015

We’re Paranoid About GMO Foods Because of Pseudo-Science (quoting Jon) Daily Beast, April 28, 2015

Arsenic In Your Food? Scared? Shouldn’t Be, But If So There’s a GMO Fix
Genetic Literacy Project, April 16, 2015

Glyphosate Controversy Sparks Relook At Eco-benefits Of GMO No Fill Farming: Does Hype Match Reality?
Genetic Literacy Project, April 9, 2015

Jeffrey Smith: ‘I Know Nothing About GMOs But That Doesn’t Stop Me From Promoting Junk Science’
Genetic Literacy Project, April 6, 2015

Were Ancient Mystics Onto Something? Review Of Norman Doidge's "The Brain's Way of Healing"
Huffington Post, April 1, 2015

Anatomy Of A Smear Attack on GMO Supporting Scientists Huffington Post, April 1, 2015

'Neonics Not Key Driver of Bee Deaths'- USDA Study May Clash With White House Poised to Restrict Pesticide
Huffington Post, March 25, 2015

Evolution's Deadly Tradeoffs? Diseases That Can Kill Us May Also Save Lives And Increase IQ
Huffington Post, March 21, 2015

The New York Times Should Seriously Consider Not Writing About Science Anymore (citing Jon)
RealClearScience, March 17. 2015

Video Interview: Prominent Scientists Challenge Anti-GMO Lobby Huffington Post, March 10, 2015

'Allergic To All Known Chemicals?’ (citing Jon)
Henry Miller, Forbes, March 2, 2015

AAAS Scientists: Consensus on GMO Safety Firmer Than For Human-Induced Climate Change
Huffington Post, January 29, 2015

Radio Interview: Girl Scouts Refuse To Bow To Activist Pressure To Go Non-GMO
Agri-Talk, January 28, 2015

Ex Food Babe Staffer Exposé? Does Vani Hari Admit To Spinning Science For Money And Fame?
Genetic Literacy Project, January 26, 2015

"Eco-Warrior" Vandana Shiva, at $40,000 a Speech, Rejoins Hawaii Anti-GMO Crusade, But Truth Is the Victim Huffington Post, January 23, 2015

Girls Scouts Reject Attempts By Anti-GMO Parents To Use Their Kids in Fear Campaign
Genetic Literacy Project, January 16, 2015

Bee Deaths Reversal: As Evidence Points Away From Neonics As Driver, Pressure Builds To Rethink Ban
Forbes, February 5, 2014

Vandana Shiva, Anti-GMO Celebrity: 'Eco Goddess' Or Dangerous Fabulist?
Forbes, January 29, 2014

Discredited Séralini GMO Study Back In Spotlight As Hastings Center Makes Ethical Stumbles In Ethics Critique
Forbes, January 16, 2014

Don’t Be Afraid of Genetic Modification (citing Jon)
New York Times Sunday Review, Emily Anthes, March 10, 2013

Farmer's Deception at Center of Monsanto GMO Soybean SCOTUS Patent Challenge; Genetic Innovation Threatened
, February 19, 2013

Scientists Savage Each Other over ‘Junk DNA’ Study While Journalists Mis-report the Science
Genetic Literacy Project, February 25, 2013

“BioPiracy” Myth at the Heart of the Monsanto Case
Genetic Literacy Project, February 25, 2013

Farmer's Deception at Center of Monsanto GMO Soybean SCOTUS Patent Challenge; Genetic Innovation Threatened Forbes, February 19, 2013

Can A Rose Catch Your Cold? Threat Of 'Killer' Viral Plant Gene Is Latest Anti-GMO Rant
Forbes, January 30, 2012

Why Black People Are Good at Sports (citing Jon)
Popular Social Science, January 21, 2013

Approval for gene-modified salmon spawns controversy (citing Jon)
Sara Reardon, New Scientist, December 28, 2012

White House Ends Its Interference in a Scientific Review of GM Salmon
Slate, December 21, 2012

White House Reverses Itself, Lifts Political Block on FDA Approval of GM Salmon
Forbes, December 21, 2012

Greenpeace Hysteria Campaign Scares Chinese into Retreat on Nutrition-Enhancing GMO 'Golden Rice'
Forbes, December 11, 2012

Genetic Ethics Cops Shout “Designer Babies” to Abort Life Saving Therapy
Genetic Literacy Project
, October 26, 2012,

As California Prop 37 Vote Nears, Media Anti-Prop 37 Bias Emerges
Genetic Literacy Project
, October 26, 2012

Genes & Olympic Athletes (citing Jon)
Trinidad & Tabago Express, August 19, 2012

London a Wake-up Call for Kenyan Runners
New Strait Times (Malaysia), August 18, 2012

Jamaicans Win Genetic Lottery and Why it Matters
ForbesAugust 12, 2012

Segregation Returns to the London Olympics
Science 2.0, August 11, 2012

What Makes a Great Olympian? It's Genetics, Stupid
Daily Beast, August 11, 2012

Why 'Race' Matters in Determining Who is the Fastest Man on Earth
Sync, August 7, 2012

Why Black Sprinters Dominate the Olympics
Daily Tattler, August 5, 2012

The Black is a Better Athlete!
Shaka Griffith, Global Grind, July 5, 2012

The Genetic Legacy of "Jewish Catholics"
Daphna Berman,  Moment,  July/August 2012

Israel in All of US? Research Finds 'Jewish Genes' in Unusual Place
Forbes, June 4, 2012

Jews Are a 'Race,' Genes Reveal
Jewish Daily Forward, May 11, 2012

Republicans are Stupid: That’s the Stupid Premise of a Stupid New Book by an Anti-Republican Gadfly
Forbes, May 3, 2012

The White House Punts on Policies That Affect People of Color (quoting Jon)
ColorLines, November 16, 2011

Can the World's Fast Men Get Faster Still? (quoting Jon)
Guardian, November 15, 2011

Green Genes: Organics and GM Crops
Ethical Corporation, April 2011

Food Safety: Should Canned Foods Come With a Warning Label? (quoting Jon)
Los Angeles Times, March 31, 2011

Genetics and Health 2.0 vs. The Old Guard
The American,  March 15, 2011

Genetically Modified Salmon
Wisconsin Public Radio, Jon Debates Friends of the Earth, September 22, 2010

GM Salmon - Take a Leap of Faith
Ethical Corporation, September 2010

Making Hay
National Review, June 14, 2010

The Bioethics Channel: Do Our Genes Tell Us Who We Are?
Center for Practical Bioethics,
November 2009

Genetics and Personalized Medicine: The Science of Who We Are
NPR/KCUR/Walt Bodine Show, Kansas City,
November 3, 2009

Biotech and Agriculture: Green Revolution in the Balance
The American, October 3,  2009

Debate: Genetically Modified Food and the World Trade Organization
Ethical Corporation, April 2006

Let Them Eat Precaution: Beyond the WTO Decision on GMOs
Jon Entine, National Review Online, February 8, 2006

WTO Condemns E.U. Over GMO Moratorium
David R. Butcher, ThomasNet, February 8, 2006

WTO Biotech Ruling Reveals Special Interests, Say Critics
Emad Mekay, IPS, February 9, 2006

Europe, WTO Battle Over Biotech Crops Julia Watson, UPI, February 10, 2006

The WTO Rules on GMO's NPR Marketplace
February 7, 2006 (quoting Jon)

Different Strokes (quoting Jon)
Financial Times (UK), July 29, 2005

Studies Contradict View that Race Does Not Exist
World Science, January 31, 2005 (quoting Jon)

Sensitive Science in the Race for Glory (citing Jon)
The Japan Times,
August 11, 2004

Peering Under the Hood of Africa's Runners (citing Jon)
Science/AAAS, July 30, 2004

Debate: Genetically Modified Food and the World Trade Organization Jon Entine v. Greenpeace
in Ethical Corporation Magazine, April 2004

Let Them Eat Precaution: Debating Genetic Modification
The American Enterprise Magazine
, February 2004

Dusty Baker Has Nature on His Side
Wall Street Journal, July 15, 2003

Tracing Jewish History Through Genes (Interview with Jon)
UPI, May 15, 2003

The Coming of the Age of the Über-Athlete
Salon, March 21, 2002

Genes and Sports: Drug Running
Scotland on Sunday, March 17, 2002

Anti-GMO Protesters Don't Know Beans About Milk
National Post (Canada), February 27, 2002

Reaction: Bottomless Cup of Protest
National Post (Canada), March 1, 2002

Milking the Public's Food Fears Protesting Starbucks—Coffee, Tea or rbST?
San Francisco Chronicle
, February 2002

Engineering Sports Performance in the Genes
National Post (Canada)
, February 21, 2002

The Gene Genie is Out of the Bottle: Doping's Next Wave is Already on Us
The Guardian (UK),
December 1, 2001

Born to Run?
Africana, November 6, 2001

Reassessing Human Boidiversity and 'Race'
Human Biology, October 1, 2001

The Science and Politics of Genetic Diversity (w/Sally Satel)
Africana, September 27, 2001

Race Belongs in the Stem Cell Debate (w/Sally Satel)
The Washington Post,
September 9, 2001

Commentary: Investigacion con Celulas Madre es Elitista
(Stem Cell Investigation is Elitist) IPS - Inter Press Service en Español, August 26, 2002

The Straw Man of 'Race'
World & I, September 2001

Success Lies in the Genes
National Post
(Canada), August 3, 2001

The Secret of Gene Genies: Bio-Cultural Athletic 'Hot Spots'
Sunday Express (UK)
, April 29, 2001

Why Race Matters in Sports
AOL Exclusive, April 25, 2001

Read an analysis on AOL by Arizona State University evolutionary biologist Joseph Graves, Jr. and the chat debate on AOL about "Taboo"

Olympic Colors
, September 23, 2000

Demystifying Genetics: What Sydney Can Teach Us About Science
San Francisco Examiner,
September 20, 2000

SKEPTIC Special Issue on Race & Sports
Breaking the Taboo: Why Black Athletes Dominate Sports And Why We’re No Longer So Afraid to Talk About It, Summer 2000

Environmental and Chemical Literacy

Is Fracking Endangered by Incessary Studies? (quoting Jon)
Motley Fool, David Smith, March 6, 2013

Stoking Chemophobia (citing Jon)
Discover Blog, Keith Kloor, March 5, 2013

Who's Afraid of Natural Gas Exports?
January 24, 2013

FrackNation (documentary interview with Jon)
January 22, 2013

New Doubts About Green Energy Technology (quoting Jon)
Washington Examiner, January 22, 2013

Stop Wasting Time on Baseless Fear of Chemicals (citing Jon)
Julie Gunlock, National Review, January 18, 2013

How One Activist's Apology Changes the GMO Debate (quoting Jon)
Richard Levick, Forbes, January 17
, 2013

In Reversal, Bedrock Studies Linking Bisphenol A (BPA) to Heart Disease Challenged
Forbes, December 6, 2012

Is 2013 a Watershed Year for the Anti-Obesity Movement?
Forbes, November 29, 2012

Gattaca Alert? Or Should We Welcome the New Age of Eugenics?
with Sarah Fecht, Forbes, November 26, 2012

Enviro-Romanticism Alert: Obama Won, But Can He Shake the Anti-Innovation, Junk Science Beliefs of His Base?
Forbes, November 8, 2012

Bisphenol A (BPA) Found Not Harmful, Yet Again - So Why Did So Many Reporters and NGOs Botch Coverage, Yet Again
Forbes, October 31, 2012

Malpractice On Dr. Oz: Pop Health Expert Hosts Anti-GM Food Rant; Scientists Push Back
Forbes, October 19, 2012

Genoeconomics: Is Our Financial Future In Our Chromosomes?
Science 2.0, October 14, 2012

Scientists, Journalists Challenge Claim That GM Crops Harm The Environment
Forbes, October 12, 2012

Controversial Phthalate Plasticizer Found Safe For Children’s Toys, Confounding Activists
Science 2.0, October 9, 2012

European Food Safety Authority Reviews, Dismisses Séralini Maize Study As Hopelessly Flawed
Science 2.0, October 5, 2012

New York Times Blunders into Advocacy Role on the Fracking Debate - Children are the Victims
Forbes, October 3, 2012

Does the Seralini Corn Study Fiasco Mark a Turning Point in the Debate over GM Food?
Forbes, September 30, 2012

GM Opponents: Climate Deniers Of The Left Hank Campbell
Science 2.0

Food Labeling: Would Rachel Carson be Pro-GM?
Ethical Corporation, September 2012

Scientists Savage Study Purportedly Showing Health Dangers of Monsanto's Genetically Modified Corn
Forbes, September 20, 2012

The Politics of Obesity: Here Comes the NGO -- Media -- Class Action Bar Complex
Forbes, September 13, 2012

Anti-Chemical Alarmism Spreads to Your School - Dora the Explorer Will Kill Your Kid!
, August 30, 2012

NGOs And Journalists: Uncomfortable With Complexity
Science 2.0
, August 31, 2012

FDA SpyGate: NY Times Stumbles
Forbes, August 20, 2012

New York Times v HCA: What Happens When Ideology Trumps Ethics? You Get Sloppy Journalism
Forbes, August 16, 2012

Journalist Says Antagonism Toward Processed Food Requires Strong, Consistent Response (quoting Jon)
Food Business News, August 16, 2012

Is the Food Industry Under Attack From an NGO/Media Complex’?
Food Navigator, July 19, 2012

Fear Trumps Science: How Greens Squelch Fracking
New York Post, June 14, 2012

Fracking Safety Improves Dramatically, Says Independent Study
Forbes, May 15, 2012

Texas Fracking Crucifixion: Can the EPA Fairly Regulate the Shale Gas Revolution?
Forbes, April 30, 2012

Meet the Man the Shale Gas Industry Hates
David Parkinson (quoting Jon)
Toronto Globe and Mail, April 18, 2012

Silent Spring, BPA and Toxic Health Scares: Let Science Drive Regulation, Not Fear
Huffington Post, April 3, 2012

Anti-fracking Journo Adds to List of Reporting Blunders on Shale,
New York Post, March 30, 2012

New York Times Reversal: Cornell University Research Undermines Hysteria Contention that Shale Gas is "Dirty",, March 2, 2012

Plastic Wars: 5 Reasons to be Concerned About the Federal Crackdown on Phthalates
American, February 16, 2012

Over-Regulation Fever at the White House?
Forbes, February 9, 2012

Killing Drilling with Farcical Science
New York Post, January 24, 2012

The State of Energy
Shale Gas Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, January 25, 2012

Schism Over Fracked Natural Gas and The Greenhouse
Knight Science Tracker, January 24, 2012

NY Greens’ Anti-Drilling Baloney
New York Post, January 3, 2012

New Keystone Route Holds Promise, But Not Exactly a 'No-brainer' ( quoting Jon)
Calgary Herald, November 16, 2011

U.S. Environmentalists Vow to Continue Fight Against Keystone XL (quoting Jon)
Global News, November 15, 2011

Final Keystone Hearing Gets Red-Hot (quoting Jon)
Canadian Press, October 6, 2011

Keystone XL - A Clash of Ideologies
Ethical Corporation, October 4, 2011

End Game on Bisphenol A?
Huffington Post, October 17, 2011

Styrene in the Crosshairs: Competing Standards Confuse Public, Regulators
STATS, September 14, 2011

Response: Phthalate Exposure in Pregnancy Shows up in Toddlers
Seattle Times, September 12, 2011

Paper and Plastic: When Political Ideology Trumps Sound Science
The American,
September 1, 2011

More Questionable Reporting on the Dangers of Shale Gas
The American,  August 24, 2011

Toxic Alert: There’s a Killer, C8, Lurking in Your Kitchen, Says the Associated Press—Oops, Maybe Not!
STATS, August 1, 2011

Health Risks: Scared to Death
Ethical Corporation, July/August 2011

BPA Dilemma: NRDC vs. California vs. Science
Huffington Post, July 8, 2010

Crop Chemophobia edited by Jon Entine
Review in Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, July 2011

Fracking Fracus:

Natural Gas "Bubble: Report: Market Tinkering or Ethically Shoddy Reporting?, July 1, 2011

Critic Says NYTimes' Gas Fracking Package Not up to Ethical Snuff
Knight Science Journalism Tracker, July 1, 2011

Times Newsroom Mounts Defense of Fracking Coverage NY Magazine, July 6, 2011

Clashing Views on the Future of Natural Gas
New York Times, Arthur Brisbane, July 16, 2011

NY Times Ombudsman Rebukes Own Paper for Reporting Lapses on Natural Gas, July 18, 2001

NY Times Public Editor: Shale Gas "Ponzi Scheme" Story Has Holes In It  Knight Science Journalism Tracker, July 18, 2011

Why Redacting E-Mails Is a Bad Idea
New York Times, Arthur Brisbane, July 31, 2011

NYT – Public Editor Scolds Editors and Reporters Again on that Big Fracking Story Knight Science Journalism Tracker, Charles Pettit, August 1, 2011

The Nay-Sayer
Philadelphia City Paper, August 11, 2011

Demonizing Plastics is Not Good Science
RealClearScience, May 23, 2011

More Heat in the Energy Debate
Ethical Corporation, May 2011

Milwaukee Journal Faces Ethical Questions Over Award-Winning BPA Reporting
Huffington Post, April 29, 2011

Milwaukee’s Best No Longer
The American, April 29, 2011

When Science is Unfavorable, Attack the Scientist, April 29, 2011

Journalism, Ethics and Bisphenol A (quoting Jon)
Plastics News
, April 29, 2011

Huffington Post, Mil. J Sentinel: A columnist breaks rank on BPA dangers, gets tut-tutted across the news-opinion firewall (quoting Jon)
Knight Science Journalism Tracker, April 29, 2011

All Wrapped Up in Plastics? Sorry, the Evidence Isn’t There (citing Jon)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, April 29, 2011

Is BPA Satan’s Saliva, or Not? (quoting Jon)
WTMJ/Charlie Sykes, April 23, 2011

STATS calls BPA a 'journalistic controversy' (quoting Jon)
Plastics News
, April 19, 2011

Frog Day Afternoon: Campaign Against Agricultural Pesticides Fails Test of Science
Huffington Post
, April 26, 2011

A Toxic Setback for the Anti-Plastic Campaigners
The American, April 19, 2011

Plastic Wars: Science Loses in Renewed Campaign Against Plasticizers
Huffington Post
,  April 11, 2011

Scared to Death: Toxic Debate Over Chemicals Threatens Risk-Based Regulation
Huffington Post,  March 11, 2011

Don’t Rush to Ban Chemicals 
National, March 2, 2011

Natural Gas: Getting Fractious Over Fracking
Ethical Corporation, March 2011

Chevron and Ecuador: Truth Proves Slippery for Journalists 
Ethical Corporation, February 2011

Pesticide Industry Ramps Up Lobbying (quoting Jon)
New York Times, February 24, 2011

Debate Over Chemicals Turning Toxic
Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA), February 16, 2011

Entine Challenges "Legally Poisoned" Book (quoting Jon)
Press Enterprise (Riverside, CA), February 1, 2011

Chemicals, Regulation and Real Science: The Troubling Case of Bisphenol A (BPA)
Ethical Corporation, January 2010

Chemophobia: An Irrational Fear of Chemicals (quoting Jon's new book)
Plastics News, January 19, 2011

Chevron, Activists Square Off Over Ecuador's Oil Fields
Ethical Corporation, December 2010/January 2010

Environmental Forum/Environmental Law Institute,
November/December 2010

Is Natural Food Better?
Jon on Fox Business' Stossel, November 18, 2010

WGAN/Maine interviews Jon on BPA
November 13, 2010 

BPA Declared Safe; At What Point Will the Science Prevail?
Huffington Post,
October 13, 2010

Will Science-Phobia Kill the Green Revolution
Huffington Post, July 22, 2010

AEI Regulatory Outlook: The Case of Bisphenol A (BPA)
April 1, 2010

The Contrarian ­ Sifting Oil Sands for Grains of Truth
Ethical Corporation, November 2009

Agricultural Pesticides ­ To Spray or Not to Spray
Ethical Corporation, July 2009

NGO Poison Politics: Slippery Attack on Vinyl
Ethical Corporation, April 2007


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