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    The Freeline Blog Swap: Robert Pepper on anti-vaccination, pseudoscience and the anti-anti-science movement

    Freeline is a group for Australian freelance journalists. And this is a blog swap started over email where journalists somehow try to write guest posts for each other’s blogs despite the difference in specialisations, niches and beats. This is Robert Pepper’s swap with me – 4WD for science and he owns this material. You can also read my post on my love affair with the Jeep Wrangler on Robert’s blog: ‘Life’s Too Short For Boring Cars’.  Freelance journalists are paradoxical people.  We love the freedom and independence that defines freelancing, yet our chosen profession is often lonely, interacting with the likes of editors only by fleeting email or hasty phone call.…