Jon Entine has been a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) since 2003. At AEI, he researches and writes about science, sustainability, corporate responsibility, and the media. He is the founder and executive director of the Genetic Literacy Project and a senior fellow at the World Food Center’s Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy at the University of California, Davis.
As an adviser to Global Governance Watch, a joint AEI–Federalist Society project, Entine examined transparency and accountability issues at the United Nations and in nongovernmental (NGOs) organizations. Before focusing on NGOs and science, Entine spent 20 years as an Emmy award–winning television producer with ABC News and NBC News, where he was Tom Brokaw’s longtime producer.
Entine has a B.A. in philosophy and religion from Trinity College in Connecticut. He was also a National Endowment for the Humanities fellow at the University of Michigan.
• Senior Fellow, World Food Center, Institute for Food and Agricultural Literacy, University of California, Davis, 2014–present
• Senior Fellow, Statistical Assessment Service, George Mason University, 2012–present
• Senior Fellow, Center for Health and Risk Communication, George Mason University, 2012–present
• Executive Director, Genetic Literacy Project, 2011–present
• Cofounder, ESG MediaMetrics, 2008–present
• Columnist and Board Member, Ethical Corporation, 2001–present
• Adviser, Global Governance Watch, 2008–09
• Senior Counselor on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Northlich, 2005–08
• Scholar-in-Residence, Miami University, Ohio, 2002–05
• Producer, 1991–93; Producer and Writer, 1974–83, ABC News
• Senior Producer and Executive in Charge of Documentaries, 1989–90; Producer, 1983–89, NBC News
B.A., philosophy and religion, Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut)
National Endowment for the Humanities Journalism Fellowship, University of Michigan
The Environmental Protection Agency today announced formal registration of Dow’s Enlist Duo herbicide. The seeds in Dow’s Enlist system—genetically modified corn and soybeans—won approval for commercial use last month from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Consumer Reports has been a sacred bible for me... Which makes it all the more distressing that this once venerable institution-in-a-magazine has driven off the science cliff in obeisance to the current hysteria over genetically modified foods.
Gilles-Éric Séralini has republished his retracted study of herbicide resistant GMO maize study in an obscure European open source journal. The Genetic Literacy Project’s Jon Entine offers a detailed factual profile of the embattled French molecular biologist (along with a compilation of reactions from scientists from around the world).