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Stossel: Something Fishy on Mercury Story

John Stossel has an interesting observation on our friends at the New York Times today.

I find this open letter I just got from the National Fisheries Institute compelling.  I’m still researching their claims, but because of my past media experiences, I find them believable.  Here’s a sample:

… In January 2008, New York Times reporter Marian Burros conducted her own analysis of mercury in sushi that included remarkably similar methodology and conclusions to a report from environmental activist group Oceana that was released on the very same day her story was printed.”

Maybe the Burros/activist group timing was just a coincidence?   I doubt it.

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