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Tag: conflicts of interest


We help journalists avoid reliance on sources with financial conflicts of interest


5-Star Friday: Integrity


Trends in health care news releases that lead to public confusion


Why we look for independent perspectives in health/medicine/science news stories

16 2/11/2015

Brian Williams isn’t NBC’s only ethical problem; check medical news coverage issues


Another conflicted journalism training event by the National Press Foundation


PBS NewsHour debate on Glaxo drug marketing announcement was almost waste of time

1 9/18/2013

Patient protection from conflicted medical guidelines


Xigris: “Another over-hyped and over-marketed drug bites the dust”


Pharma-sponsored health journalism at Australia’s national newspaper