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Category: Story sources/independent perspectives

5 6/11/2018

Pathologists predicted the Theranos debacle, but their voices were missing from most news coverage

4 7/17/2017

Podcast: Newly-revised List of Industry-Independent Experts for Journalists

1 2/28/2017

‘This is a major breakthrough:’ PR release on rapid MRI for dense breasts exemplifies why news stories need independent sources

1 2/16/2017

VIDEO • Tracing the origins of Obamacare confusion: Study highlights role of ‘politicized’ local TV news coverage

3 1/25/2017

Challenge the (doctors’) party line on antibiotics

10/5/2016

CNN Student News delivers repurposed hyped science news

9/29/2016

Riding the health news roller coaster with a questionable kidney stone cure

2 7/21/2016

Will a few extra pounds save you or kill you? Science can’t tell us, yet news stories project certainty

1 7/19/2016

“Skyrocketing” prostate cancer? Journos, cool your jets

3 6/16/2016

Objective news story or “giant platform for propaganda”? The Times pushes pharma viewpoint with one-sided coverage of osteoporosis drugs