Feeding the media beast
Michael Cook | 23 November 2013 |
How should bioethicists engage with media? Gingerly, says Dr Syd Johnson, of Michigan Technological University, in an essay on the Impact Ethics blog.
Leveson Inquiry recommends reform of science reporting
Michael Cook | 01 December 2012 |
The Leveson Inquiry into Britain's media made recommendations about science reporting.
UK govt agrees to investigate “death pathway”
Michael Cook | 27 October 2012 |
Pressure from the British media has forced an investigation into the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway
Revolutionary! Life-transforming! Paradigm-shifting! Not!
Michael Cook | 14 September 2012 |
This will surprise no one, but we all need reminders. Newspaper coverage of biomedical research leans heavily toward reports of initial findings, which are frequently attenuated or refuted by later studies, according to a report in the open access journal PLOS ONE.
Shock! Horror! UK Euthanasia!
Michael Cook | 23 June 2012 |
Alleging that 130,000 elderly patients are being euthanased each year by Britain's National Health Service takes a bold man. Repeating it uncritically takes a foolish one.
BBC mercy killing story a “cruel fabrication”
Michael Cook | 18 September 2010 |
Ray Gosling given a 90-day suspended sentence
Media got it wrong about Belgian coma recovery man
Michael Cook | 15 January 2010 |
Newsweek special investigation