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The vote on Jenny McCarthy–a resounding NO

“McCarthy’s view on vaccines stirs ‘View’ controversy” USA TODAY (July 16, 2013) 
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/07/15/jenny-mccarthy-view-vaccines/2518171/ 

“Actress to Fill One Vacancy in the Cast of ‘The View’” The New York Times (July 15, 2013) 
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/16/business/media/jenny-mccarthy-to-join-the-view-on-abc.html?_r=0

“Viruses Don’t Care About Your View: Why ABC Shouldn’t Have Hired Jenny McCarthy” TIME (July 15, 2013) 
http://entertainment.time.com/2013/07/15/viruses-dont-care-about-your-view-why-abc-shouldnt-have-hired-jenny-mccarthy/#ixzz2ZDRFH2Vd

“Jenny McCarthy: The Danger of Medical Celebrity” Forbes (July 15, 2013)
http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidkroll/2013/07/16/jenny-mccarthy-the-danger-of-medical-celebrity/

“Jenny McCarthy on ‘View’: A new forum for discredited autism theories” Los Angeles Times (July 15, 2013) 
http://www.latimes.com/news/science/sciencenow/la-sci-jenny-mccarthy–view-autism-20130715,0,6008429.story

“Jenny McCarthy on The View — not The Medically Correct View, Just The View” Washington Post (July 15, 2013) 
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/compost/wp/2013/07/15/jenny-mccarthy-on-the-view-not-the-medically-correct-view-just-the-view/

“What Jenny McCarthy Should Do Before Her View Debut” Forbes (July 16, 2013) 
http://www.forbes.com/sites/emilywillingham/2013/07/16/what-jenny-mccarthy-should-do-before-her-view-debut/

“Jenny McCarthy joins ‘The View’” USA TODAY (July 15, 2013)
http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/tv/2013/07/15/abc-the-view-jenny-mccarthy-barbara-walters/2517659/

“Bill Nye: Jenny McCarthy’s Errant Views On Childhood Vaccines May Be Discredited On ‘The View’” Huffington Post (July 15, 2013) 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/15/bill-nye-jenny-mccarthy-childhood-vaccines-autism-the-view_n_3600666.html?ir=Science

OPINION: “She plays one on TV” New York Daily News (July 16, 2013) 
http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/plays-tv-article-1.1399408#ixzz2ZDXAXKsq

“Science Community Is Furious Over Jenny McCarthy’s New Job On ‘The View’” Business Insider (July 15, 2013) 
http://www.businessinsider.com/anti-vaxxer-jenny-mccarthy-on-the-view-2013-7#ixzz2ZDVSUM3N

“The View Hires Notorious Anti-Vaxxer Jenny McCarthy” Slate’s Bad Astronomy (July 15, 2013) 
http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2013/07/15/the_view_daytime_talk_show_hires_antivaxxer_jenny_mccarthy.html

“ABC’s hiring of Jenny McCarthy: a decision that could cost lives” Boston.com (July 15, 2013) 
http://www.boston.com/lifestyle/health/mdmama/2013/07/abcs_hiring_of_jenny_mccarthy_a_decision_that_could_cost_lives.html

OPINION: “ABC shouldn’t give McCarthy platform: Column” USA TODAY (July 15, 2013) 
http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2013/07/15/jenny-mccarthy-view-column/2519101/

“Jenny McCarthy joins ‘The View’ as co-host” TODAY (July 15, 2013) 
http://www.today.com/entertainment/jenny-mccarthy-joins-view-co-host-6C10637031

Anti-Vaccine Evangelist Jenny McCarthy Is the New Elisabeth Hasselbeck” New York Magazine (July 15, 2013) 
http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/07/jenny-mccarthy-joins-the-view-elisabeth-hasselbeck.html

“Jenny McCarthy’s ‘View’ Announcement Stirs Up Snark on Twitter” The Hollywood Reporter (July 15, 2013)
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/jenny-mccarthys-view-announcement-stirs-585510

“ABC’s Jenny McCarthy Vs. ABC’s Actual Doctor on Vaccines” New Republic (July 15, 2013) 
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/113867/abcs-jenny-mccarthy-vs-abcs-actual-doctor-vaccines#

“Jenny McCarthy to Join ‘The View’” The Daily Beast (July 15, 2013)
http://www.thedailybeast.com/cheats/2013/07/15/jenny-mccarthy-to-join-the-view.html

“Anti-Vaccine Activist Jenny McCarthy to Join ‘The View’” Politix (July 16, 2013) 
http://politix.topix.com/homepage/7036-anti-vaccine-campaigner-jenny-mccarthy-to-join-the-view

“Jenny McCarthy To Bring Her Anti-Vaccine Activism To ‘The View’ As New Co-Host” Think Progress (July 15, 2013) 
http://thinkprogress.org/alyssa/2013/07/15/2302631/jenny-mccarthy-to-bring-her-anti-vaccine-activism-to-the-view-as-new-co-host/

“Jenny McCarthy: An antivaccine ‘View’ is hired” Respectful Insolence (July 16, 2013) 
http://scienceblogs.com/insolence/2013/07/16/jenny-mccarthy-an-antivaccine-view-is-hired/

“Should Jenny McCarthy’s Vaccine Opinions Keep Her Off The View?” Pop Blend (July 15, 2013) 
http://www.cinemablend.com/pop/Should-Jenny-McCarthy-Vaccine-Opinions-Keep-Her-Off-View-57524.html

(A special thanks to fellow blogger, Karen Ernst, for creating and editing this list.)

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