Suckers - PBS falls for debunked Prius/Hummer story

Stalwart PBS is moving into the interactive science show realm with the new program called Your Week. Currently in beta version, Your Week has figured out that controversial topics are one way to get viewers like you involved. Topics in the new show include Frankenfoods, Christopher Hitchen's views on American politics and that debunked CNW report on the energy use of the Prius vs. the HUMMER. You know the one, it's the story that just will not die, even though it should - many, many times
Called, Prius Envy, the preview clip that's available after the jump shows co-host Michelle Cottle (of the New Republic, hosts Your Week along with Rich Lowry of the National Review and Fox) talking to CNW's president, Art Spinella. Spinella says he doesn't have anything against the Prius, but that it's on its way to obsolescence. Oh, and any new data to back up CNW claims? Nada.

Watch the clip after the jump.

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[Source: PBS on YouTube, thanks to Erik M.]

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