Tag: health care news releases

7/13/2014

Journalists jump at chance to say “fart” in a story; botch what study & news release said

6/26/2014

Questioning some of the ways in which new drug treatments are reported to the public

2/19/2014

Health/science news criticism: “nothing at stake here except the survival of credible journalism”

2/6/2014

Journalism via news release as Pfizer gets free publicity without releasing any data

5/27/2013

Mice confused by Alzheimer’s research – our 3rd “whom to believe?” example this month

2 2/7/2013

How the same “independent” sources pop up in competing stories – or, is this the scientific embargo version of insider trading?

8/31/2011

The BMJ news release that keeps on giving the gift of chocolate hype

8/29/2011

Unwrapping today’s chocolate story: troublesome BMJ news release

5/10/2011

The bidding rises: last week’s health care PR offer to reporters was $100. It’s $250 this week!

5/4/2011

Skin-crawling example of attempts to buy health care news coverage