Diagnosis: Michael Moore—Media Paint Filmmaker to be Health Care System's Main Problem

@article{Kao2008DiagnosisMM,
  title={Diagnosis: Michael Moore—Media Paint Filmmaker to be Health Care System's Main Problem},
  author={Caroline Kao},
  journal={International Journal of Health Services},
  year={2008},
  volume={38},
  pages={191 - 193}
}
  • Caroline Kao
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Health Services
The media reporting on Sicko, Michael Moore's documentary about the failures of the U.S. health care system, provides an example of how corporate media continue to twist and restrict the much-needed debate on health care reform. Aside from an occasional concession that having 46 million uninsured Americans is indeed problematic, the media's hype-filled conversation on health care avoids the issues and echoes old myths about the dangers of “government-run” and “socialized” health care. But in… Expand