Note to our followers: Our nearly 13-year run of daily publication of new content on came to a close at the end of 2018. Publisher Gary Schwitzer and other contributors may post new articles periodically. But all of the 6,000+ articles we have published contain lessons to help you improve your critical thinking about health care interventions. And those will be still be alive on the site for a couple of years.

Category: General journalism issues

2 12/13/2012

Other views on the NYT op-ed, “The 2,000 Year-Old Wonder Drug”


Terrific NYT interactive news coverage of first presidential debate of 2012


Aftermath of CNN/Fox debacle on Supreme Court: No reason to rush; many reasons to lose trust


Forbes column on fear-mongering of dirty hotel rooms

2 4/6/2012

The challenges of science journalism in the “big data” age


A role model for Public Information Officers: best wishes, Earle Holland

4 2/14/2012

Why elevate Adele’s surgeon to “miracle” status?


Brief reflection on news industry economic woes

4 1/20/2012

Do health care news readers need an “information diet”?


Unfiltered medical center news releases on Chicago Sun-Times website