November 5, 2012

Bad Journalism Reports on Bad Health Studies

Baylen Linnekin, Reason

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Increasingly it appears to be the case that there are two types of public-health publications pertaining to food. There is bad research. And then there is bad reporting on bad research.

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TAGGED: Science Journalism, Food Science, Public Health


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