I have said some nice things about New Scientist, such as noting that they printed one of the best popular treatments of “junk DNA” I have read [New Scientist gets it right]. On the other hand, I also criticized one of their headlines as perpetuating misconceptions about how evolution works [Chimps are not more evolved than humans or anyone else]. Today, New Scientist shows that they are far more worthy of endorsement than nitpicking in their publication of a special issue on evolution. Not only this, but the online version of one of the articles links to my aforementioned criticism, which I consider very decent.
My local bookstore does not have the April 19 issue yet, so I have not seen the print version, but their collection of 24 myths and misconceptions can be accessed freely online: