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Category: Journalism ethics


Now THIS is fake health news – and it appears in major newspapers across the U.S.

7 7/11/2018

A troubling trade: Gerontological Society offering journalism fellowships, with an ethical catch


News outlets focus on one dramatic outcome. But did researchers omit data from hundreds in clinical trial?

1 3/19/2018

Big Booze helped plan $100 million NIH study on alcohol–here’s how they’ve also tried to influence journalists

4 11/16/2017

Why we should care that many editors of top medical journals get healthcare industry payments


Podcast: Conflicts of interest at World Conference of Science Journalists


Sponsored content: Boston Globe + Pfizer = News? Really?


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