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Bad media releases to blame for media’s exaggerated reporting of health findings – experts respond

Peter Griffin posted in on December 10th, 2014.

A study by UK and Australian scientists published today in the BMJ has found that, in many cases, badly composed university media releases may be at the root of exaggerated health claims made in the mainstream media. They found* that 40 per cent of university press releases contained exaggerated advice, 33 per cent contained exaggerated […]

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