Health

Zoinks! Media Shocked by Study Showing Kids Prefer Cartoon-Endorsed Products

CNN, USA Today report 'little research' done about character-based marketing, call for regulation and omit parental responsibility

Textbook Example: How the Media Propagates the Mercury-Contaminated Fish Myth

National Fisheries Institute debunks 'Dr. Oz' talking points that exaggerate the dangers of mercury in seafood.

Media Gobble Up Study Saying Ads for Fatty Foods Cause Obesity

Time magazine marvels at advertisers' 'great influence over our behavior,' don't acknowledge individual decisions.

NY Times Critical of Food Industry Opposition to Salt Regulation

Newspaper leads with salt's 'ill effects on the nation's health,' buries study about portion control.

The Times Takes on...Fluoridated Water?

In a front-page Home section story that is the epitome of liberal urban paranoia, the Times links up with the John Birch Society circa 1950s: "Municipal water supplies like New York's are ...

Networks Swallow Whole a Study Linking Crop Pesticides to ADHD

ABC, NBC, and CBS dwell on shielding children but only show five seconds of industry response.

Stuart Varney asks: Has Europe's 'Paganism' and Secular Culture led Directly to its Economic Decline?

FBN host looks Heavanward for clues to Europe's decline.

CNBC's Quick Rips ObamaCare: 'At Some Point You Need to Take Responsibility for Yourself'

'Squawk Box' co-host disparages popularity of provision allowing adults to remain on parents' health insurance policy until 27th birthday.

CNN Still Hungry for Food Rules, Eats Up Oliver's Call for Billions for School Lunch 'Revolution'

Cable network continues its pro-regulation, pro-government obesity reporting with extreme examples, lack of critics and calls for government funding.
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