Category: Health care journalism

3 5/22/2015

Following the health news stream from publication to news release to media coverage

4 5/19/2015

Resting bitch face: Disease-mongering plastic surgery news

1 5/1/2015

Gratifying recognition of’s work

2 4/30/2015

Readers melt cryotherapy claims by ABC

1 4/29/2015

Reuters wins Wall of Shame award of the day for single source health news story


Troubled Trifecta: Clearing up recent media misinformation on health/medicine/science


Unsupportable ‘cat therapy’ stories score high on cuteness but low on quality, even though many of us probably don’t care….(and have never heard of the word zoonoses)

1 4/23/2015

Schwitzer/Oransky workshop: “How to accurately report on medical research findings.”


CBS uses shameless clickbait with “Too Much of This Will Kill You”

3 4/16/2015’s 9th anniversary – that almost didn’t happen