Category: General journalism issues

4 6/7/2018

One cancer patient’s dramatic response to immunotherapy. But …


Viagra vs. Synthroid: two big drug stories show big differences in reporting priorities


Some news stories sugarcoat limitations of study linking skipping breakfast to heart disease


At least five reported deaths linked to weight loss balloons: Why it may be the ‘tip of the iceberg’

1 2/17/2017

Vitamin D prevents colds? News stories turn blind eye to limitations of sunshine vitamin study

1 11/10/2016

Food emulsifiers and cancer: Fear-mongering stories needed to dig deeper than the news release

8 10/13/2016

Advocacy group anecdotes present one-sided picture of genetic testing for breast cancer

1 9/22/2016

Once again, some news media can’t resist lure of sexy-but-preliminary research


Poking holes in Pokémon Go health benefit claims–including a study that didn’t exist

3 8/9/2016

Thanks to Olympics, ‘cupping’ gets its 15 minutes of fame–again