NPR’s On the Media with a skeptic’s guide to health news/diet fads

Science journalist John Bohannon, Timothy Caulfield of the University of Alberta, and I are interviewed on NPR’s On the Media this weekend.

On the Media, produced by WNYC in New York,  has begun publishing printable consumer handbooks to accompany their on-air programs, and they based one handout this week on our review criteria.

On the Media HNR spinoff list

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Rose Hoban

July 31, 2015 at 11:44 am

Oh, the pushback I used to get from editors at my old outlet when I wouldn’t do a mouse study story.

Torval Simon

August 3, 2015 at 9:40 am

One of the criteria I use to evaluate a “breakthrough” is whether or not there is a “Now, however…” in the story, as in, ‘This disease has been ravaging our older population…Now, however….’
No NH, no breakthrough.