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Category: News releases

8/14/2018

The art of the non-news release: News you can’t use

1 8/8/2018

Problematic PR releases: Publicizing phase 1 trials

4 7/30/2018

Problematic PR releases: Where’s the data?

2 7/18/2018

Of news releases and mice

7/16/2018

Stanford promotes a magnetized wire ‘to detect cancer in people.’ What you need to know

6/18/2018

‘Unconscionable’: Cleveland Clinic tweets misleading scans promoting experimental vaccine for incurable brain cancer

6/5/2018

A hyped news release gets revised at ASCO: Did it lead to improved coverage from journalists?

4 5/22/2018

BMJ’s scrambled message on eggs and heart disease: a recipe for rotten news coverage

5/16/2018

ASCO 2018: How a major medical meeting uses embargoes to shape the news, and what the consequences may be

1 4/19/2018

Between news release hype and peer-reviewed publication, patients wait in limbo