Skeptoid Media Inc

Encouraging science literacy and critical thinking worldwide by producing free, STEM-focused educational and entertainment content.

aka Skeptoid   |   Bend, OR   |  https://skeptoid.org/

Mission

Skeptoid Media produces free educational materials and STEM-focused informational and entertainment content, made available to educators and individuals worldwide, concentrating on critical thinking and scientific skepticism.

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With your donation, we can continue to offer amazing science-based facts (and fun too) behind urban legends, pseudoscience, alternative medicine and conspiracy theories so rampant today. Science isn't based on sensationalism, but on facts, research, and data. Many thanks for your support and confidence in our work.

Ruling year info

2014

Director of Content and Executive Director

Brian Dunning

Main address

740 NE Third Street Suites 3-220 Ste. 3-220

Bend, OR 97701 USA

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EIN

26-3788260

NTEE code info

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

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Skeptoid: Critical Analysis of Pop Phenomena

Each weekly podcast takes a look at urban legends, pop culture or pseudoscience, offering more interesting and underlying science behind the sensationalism. The podcast entertains as well as informs, while teaching critical thinking and scientific skepticism. The live show has been in weekly production since October 2006, with 600+ episodes and 110,000 weekly listeners.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The film is currently in active production. This feature-length documentary film reveals the deceptive editing and misquoting of scientists and other experts that we see all too often in the media.Directed by Emery Emery.

Population(s) Served
Adults

This video series debunks popular food myths, which are one of the most pervasive pseudosciences. The Internet and conventional media are saturated with unscientific food claims -- certain foods are toxic, certain foods are miraculous -- with virtually no sound science to counter it. The show was launched in October 2015 and is currently live and in active production.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Short, free YouTube videos giving a bite-sized snippet of science to combat pop pseudoscience. The show is live and has been in production as funding is available since January 2010. All 42 episodes produced so far are free and many are used in classrooms.

Population(s) Served
Adults

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Skeptoid Media Inc

Board of directors
as of 10/20/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ronald Hayden

Retired

Rich Sagall, MD

NeedyMeds

Dr. Rachael , Ph.D. Dunlop

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Ronald Hayden

Retired

Jeff Wagg

College of Curiosity

John Sifling

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