Journalists jump at chance to say “fart” in a story; botch what study & news release said
Questioning some of the ways in which new drug treatments are reported to the public
Health/science news criticism: “nothing at stake here except the survival of credible journalism”
Journalism via news release as Pfizer gets free publicity without releasing any data
Mice confused by Alzheimer’s research – our 3rd “whom to believe?” example this month
How the same “independent” sources pop up in competing stories – or, is this the scientific embargo version of insider trading?
The BMJ news release that keeps on giving the gift of chocolate hype
Unwrapping today’s chocolate story: troublesome BMJ news release
The bidding rises: last week’s health care PR offer to reporters was $100. It’s $250 this week!
Skin-crawling example of attempts to buy health care news coverage