UPDATE: partial Complete success with American Airlines!

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April 23 2012 3:36 PM

UPDATE: partial Complete success with American Airlines!

Good news: I just received a tweet from the American Airlines Twitter feed:

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Yay! They have decided to not air the audio version of the antivax interview. That's excellent, and I thank American Airlines for that.

However, as far as I can tell, the interview is still slated to run in their in-flight magazine. I will hopefully have more news about that soon as well.

Update: When I asked about the printed version, I got this reply back very quickly:

Yay again!

Again, I thank American Airlines for considering this issue and making the right decision. I also want to sincerely thank everyone who wrote and tweeted about this.

Remember: we have the power to make sure good, accurate science gets told, and bad, inaccurate misinformation does not spread. Never rest, never tire, and never forget that the price of freedom is eternal vigilance.


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