Judging journalism: how should the quality of news reporting about clinical interventions be assessed and improved?

@article{Entwistle1999JudgingJH,
  title={Judging journalism: how should the quality of news reporting about clinical interventions be assessed and improved?},
  author={Vikki A Entwistle and Ian S. Watt},
  journal={Quality in health care : QHC},
  year={1999},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={172-6}
}
Health care receives a lot of attention in the media. Rarely a day goes by without the wonders or horrors of some screening programme, drug, surgical procedure, or clinical service being discussed in the pages of our newspapers and on our television screens. Most of the major newspapers and television channels employ correspondents who specialise in health and medicine. Every day, these correspondents expect to be alerted to many potential “stories” by medical journals, policy makers, health… CONTINUE READING
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