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German journalists interested in HealthNewsReview.org concept

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German science journalists gather in Bremen, Germany next week for the annual Wissenswerte conference. I’ll speak on a panel there on Monday.

I’ve also been asked to consult with a group there that is hoping to launch a German version of HealthNewsReview.org.

I was also recently approached by an Italian journalist who is interested in the concept for his country. This idea has certainly taken off – from the pioneering efforts in Australia, to Canada, the US, Hong Kong, and now potential for more countries to begin reviewing the quality of health/medical/science news coverage.

The UK also has a “Behind the Headlines” project with a somewhat different approach.

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