One of our concerns with the 'truth' movement is the paucity of what passes for research in truth circles.
In part, this is part of a generational shift - the information age has the potential to not just better inform debate, but to retard it. After all, why read a serious book on an issue of historical importance such as the Crusades, when you can look it up on Wikipedia?
Matthew Reisz has analysed the effect of the 'Google Generation' on academic research in this piece on the Times Higher website.
It provides food for thought.