Thursday, July 07, 2011

Help students: Share some bad health news releases

Help is needed for the students of a friend of the blog: Reuters Health executive editor Ivan Oransky, MD, is looking for sources of poorly done news releases on health topics, so his University of Massachusetts public health students can learn by critiquing them. I just know readers of this blog have seen and perhaps put by some bad examples. Share links in the comments, or, if you're feeling generous and kind, send links to me (or ideas for sources) at info[at]dontgetcaught[dot]biz. It's for students, people. Educational, even. Pony up your nominees, please.

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1 comment:

ShipLives said...

This is not medical, but it's a great example of a pointless news release:
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/5/prweb8381750.htm

For starters, note the date this release was posted before reading the release.