Health

Times Food Writer Mark Bittman Wants Big Government to 'Fix' Your Diet with Higher Taxes

Mark Bittman: "That 'other force' should be the federal government, fulfilling its role as an agent of the public good and establishing a bold national fix....public health is the role of the ...

CNN Spreads Cell Phone Alarmism, Calls WHO Review 'Rather Conclusive'

While other outlets urged caution about report, CNN anchor prepares to change her behavior.

No Nukes: How Three Mile Island was Disaster for Media Credibility

More than 30 years later, nuclear accident shows how media hype can make a bad situation far worse.

Linda Greenhouse, Still Fighting the Abortion Wars

The paper's long-time Supreme Court reporter and pro-choice marcher is still keeping up the fight on abortion, decrying racially inflammatory rhetoric, yet lighting into "white activists" for ...

More Calm, Objective Biz Reporting: 'As the Nation's Obesity Crisis Continues Unabated...'

This is a news story? Reporter Andrew Martin: "As the nation's obesity crisis continues unabated...Many Americans eat too many calories every day, expanding their waistlines and imperiling their ...

Health Care Cost Estimates Challenged, But Media Skip Criticism of 'Non-Partisan' Agency

Congressional Budget Office figures challenged only 16 percent of the time, despite former CBO director's claims of 'Garbage In, Garbage Out' accounting.

Networks Out of Step with Public, Ignore Majority Support for ObamaCare Repeal

In past month, ABC, CBS and NBC leave public's opposition out of 93 percent of stories mentioning health care legislation.

WaPo Editor Shocked by Opposition to No Radish Left Behind

Op-ed blasts conservatives questioning role of government in nutrition.

Networks See Unconstitutional Ruling as 'Setback,' Not 'Victory for Liberty'

Evening and morning shows see 'roadblock' for White House, not freedom for citizens, in federal judge's decision insurance mandate is unconstitutional.

NYT Shows Sudden Concern for Partisan Judges After GOP-Appointed Judge Rules Against Obama-Care

After downplaying partisanship of federal judges in rulings involving immigration and gay marriage, the Times plays up the fact that an anti-Obama-care ruling was done by a Republican-appointed ...
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