Posts Tagged ‘Health Journalism’

Gary Schwitzer Notes Some Gems in Health News Reporting

Thursday, June 17, 2010 11:34 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

In my post from Tuesday, June 15, 2010, “Digging Deep: The 411 Behind Medical News Headlines,” Gary Schwitzer, publisher at HealthNewsReview.org offers vital information for health consumers to help them identify accurate and balanced news reporting.
Subsequent to publishing that post, Gary Schwitzer published his list of gems that shine among […]

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Digging Deep: The 411 Behind Medical News Headlines

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 11:50 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Let’s face it, health and medical news reported by mainstream media can be misleading.
In attempts to capture the attention of the public with alluring headlines, the substance of a news story may be imbalanced and inaccurate.
Consumers ought to be skeptical when reading a health story or listening to a segment […]

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