Category: News releases

1 6/10/2015

A flawed news release, and the resulting coverage, of a study on breastfeeding and leukemia


Weak reporting of limitations of observational research


“More accurate than traditional biopsies” and other misinformation about a new prostate cancer test from NY-Presbyterian Hospital

3 5/22/2015

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


Does the public trust science? A university communicator’s reflections

3 5/20/2015

NanoKnife fight at the University of Louisville: Why a disputed news release reflects important truths about health care news


Continued problems with inconsistent & adjacent news releases from BMJ

2 4/23/2015

The study that never existed: cancer edition


Does a hospital’s high Facebook rating mean it’s a higher quality hospital?


News releases can lead media like sheep – hiding key problems