Category: News releases


Journalists jump at chance to say “fart” in a story; botch what study & news release said


Questioning some of the ways in which new drug treatments are reported to the public

7 6/11/2014

BMJ news release on red meat & breast cancer may have misled reporters again


Slow down on making claims for semen test for prostate cancer


Improving news releases by medical journals and academic medical centers


Journalism via news release as Pfizer gets free publicity without releasing any data

17 1/22/2014

Misleading BMJ news releases may be one reason journalists report on more observational studies


Journalists addicted to “Oreos as addictive as cocaine” news release

2 10/4/2013

The crime of overstating a drug’s benefits in a news release

2 9/6/2013

A patient’s perspective on an NIH/NCI news release – a punch in the gut