Media criticism
(Walter Olson online writings by topic)
For occasional commentaries on this subject as well as outside links, see my site, launched July 1999.


"A Woburn FAQ" (skeptical view of A Civil Action), Reason, April 1999.

"Hollywood vs. the Truth" ("Civil Action" movie), Wall Street Journal, December 23, 1998.

"Mugging Libertarians" (anti-libertarian line at The Weekly Standard), Reason, July 1997.

"Framing Texaco", American Spectator, February 1997.

"Breast Wishes", review of Science on Trial by Marcia Angell, National Review, November 11, 1996.

A Story That Doesn’t Have a Leg To Stand On,” Wall Street Journal, March 27, 1995.

"It Didn't Start With Dateline NBC", National Review, June 21, 1993.

"Exposing the ‘Experts’ Behind the Sexy Exposes", Washington Post, February 28, 1993.

"'The Most Dangerous Vehicle on the Road'", Wall Street Journal, February 9, 1993.

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