‘No child could know that much’: A circular argument

Yesterday we compared the videos of RD’s children with real disclosures from children who’d actually been sexually abused. We noted that RD’s children not only showed no emotions that might be expected to accompany such disclosures—no shame, no guilt, no anger, no sadness—but also provided far more embellishment and detail than children who’ve really been…

Hoaxtead FAQ: A primer on the hoax

The other day we received this email from a relatively new reader: Hi, I’m writing as someone who has no knowledge about this at all (apart from a vague recollection of reports in the papers). I’m looking at your site now because someone suggested I should and writing this because I’ve seen that you are…