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Mormon Media Observer: BBC story shows the limits of 'getting both sides'

Some people believe the Earth is flat — or so I’ve heard.

If Wikipedia is to be believed, they’ve formed a society — the International Flat Earth Research Society. Their work is called a theory. Their history includes antecedents with high-sounding names like Zetitism and practical cosmography.

Flat-earthing, therefore, seems to appropriate the sheen of traditional science, even though it isn’t.

Now, I’d like you to run a thought experiment about journalism and the idea that the earth is flat.

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