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Category: General journalism issues

7/13/2014

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

4/10/2014

Last remaining U.S. press council closes next month

2/19/2014

Health/science news criticism: “nothing at stake here except the survival of credible journalism”

1/7/2014

The passing of TIME and of firewalls between editorial & business sides

1/5/2014

Journalists: don’t use the term “massive” heart attack if you don’t know what you’re talking about

12/13/2013

Doing an autopsy on a feel-good local TV health news story…and the harms therein

10/16/2013

Atlanta TV station has newsmen promoting prostate cancer screening

10/16/2013

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

2 9/18/2013

Coach’s sideline seizures lead to newspaper criticism, public firestorm of reaction

9/12/2013

Let me count the ways I’m troubled by this NBC News.com “cookies & cancer” story