B – Medical journalism

Whelan J. Medical journalism: another way to write about science. Medical Writing 2015; 24(4):219-21
(doi: 10.1179/2047480615Z.000000000327)                                                       

True journalism differs from public relations and uncritically reproducing press releases. It involves doing background research into the context surrounding the finding being reported, seeking comments from independent experts, and highlighting the negative as well as positive aspects. In this article, the author pulls together information for medical writers interested in journalism or science writing.