RR on Radio 4’s You And Yours, debating the ad industry’s spinmaster-in-chief:

There’s no onus on us at ‘Leave our kids alone’ to provide evidence of harm from ads – the onus is on the advertisers to provide evidence that such ads don’t do harm. It’s utterly anti-precautionary to fill kids’ minds with this stuff – it’s like filling the atmosphere with carbon dioxide, or filling your lungs with smoke. There’s no onus, in such cases, to show evidence of harm. Absence of evidence (of harm) is not evidence of absence. Have a listen to me on Radio 4, on YOU AND YOURS, debating with the ad industry’s spin-master, who is trying to obfuscate this: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p017y992

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