Category: Journalism ethics


STAT becomes 3rd major organization to revise policies after our scrutiny


Poynter Institute ethics policy revised following our criticism

2 7/6/2017

Alcohol industry isn’t just funding studies; it’s also funding journalism to sway public opinion


A newspaper’s murky partnership with a regional oncology center: boosting revenue but misleading readers


Multiple health news ethical problems with Minneapolis TV station’s Mayo Clinic story

2 6/19/2017

New example of conflict of interest in Mayo Clinic sponsorship of Star Tribune newspaper section


Conflicts of interest in health care journalism: VIDEO with our publisher about “an unhealthy state of things” (Part 3 of 3)

4 6/13/2017

Conflicts of interest: Time for world’s top health journalism organization to reconsider fundraising practices. Part 2 of 3

7 6/12/2017

Conflicts of interest in health care journalism. Who’s watching the watchdogs? We are. Part 1 of 3

36 8/8/2016

Why news media speculation over Trump’s mental health needs to stop