Tag: research hype


NYT proclaims “Breaking News”!

2 2/6/2018

Toilet Bowl Tuesday: A craptastic race to the bottom for misleading health news


CNN Student News delivers repurposed hyped science news

1 3/24/2016

Big news orgs can’t resist reporting on small trials; hype doesn’t help readers, though


Dump the diabetes cure talk – after a dozen patients in an early-stage trial


Use of “cure” overwhelms any caveats coming later in WaPost Ebola story

3 5/22/2015

Following the health news stream from publication to news release to media coverage


Does the public trust science? A university communicator’s reflections

2 2/23/2015

Stealth Research & “may they know the exact content of their stools”