Health News Gets a Checkup

Friday, May 05, 2006


Gary Schwitzer, of the University of Minnesota's Health Journalism Program, believes that faulty health reporting can actually make the public less healthy. And so he created a website that rates – on a scale from one to five – health news stories from the country’s major media outlets. Schwitzer tells Bob how his new site will up the quality of health reporting.

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