Tag Archives: Simon Singh

WDDTY: My Master List

I thought it might be useful to keep a organised list of articles on the controversial and misleading alternative health magazine, What Doctors Don’t Tell You.

I aim to add new links to this post as they arise.

Last updated 12/12/14

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Have WHSmith even read my #WDDTY emails?

Their replies suggest not.

I have decided to publish my correspondence in full so that you can see what I mean.

I originally emailed Customer.Relations@WHSmith.co.uk on 27th September. I’m afraid this was done in haste and I’m ashamed to say I neglected to even mention the vaccine scaremongering. Still, I did raise some very strong concerns.

I wrote: Continue reading

What Doctors Don’t Tell You: responses to complaints

While bully boys and trolls have been raising concerns with stockists and the distributor over this magazine, free speech advocates have been using libel chill to stop us talking about it.

Here are the responses we’ve had so far. Continue reading

Quack rag distributor threatens to sue Singh: relevant links and what you can do

Science writer and libel reform campaigner, Simon Singh has been threatened with legal action for criticising the controversial alternative health magazine, What Doctors Don’t Tell You.

If you’re wondering what his problem is, just take a look at the front cover:

Singh dared to suggest that it could be irresponsible of high street retailers to stock the title and shared his concerns with the distributor, Comag. Continue reading

Dear ASA, YOU ROCK!

Someone has evidently got their knickers in a twist over the Advertising Standards Authority’s decision to name and shame non-complying digital advertisers…

On the same day the ASA’s Hall of Shame was unveiled, the ASA Sucks website (and associated @Against_the_ASA Twitter account) emerged. I originally decided to ignore this mildly interesting development which has already been blogged elsewhere.

As the names alone indicate, the attack was so childish, petty and ill-advised to be almost beyond parody. Continue reading