Category: Health care journalism


Five Star Friday: Vox, Stat, FiveThirtyEight… and also horrifying horsesh-t.

2 10/20/2015

How fast to “cures” and at what cost? Politico forum tilts toward pharma-friendly messaging


75-second videos capture some of our concepts

5 9/30/2015

Chicago Tribune repost of news release sets new low for churnalism

4 9/29/2015

The Twitter health news hype machine

12 9/22/2015

More BMJ overstatement about an observational study — this time it’s antidepressants and violent crime

2 9/18/2015

Another potentially troubling “partnership” between a news org & Mayo Clinic


Where does the hype come from? A news release/news story comparison

7 9/11/2015

NIH, news media, need to slow down on the SPRINT hype

6 9/10/2015

Half of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes? Really? What does that mean?