Health

Media Hype and Corporate Health Ads are Finger Lickin' Bad for Business

Media hype health food, yet KFC, Wendy's struggle with grilled chicken, salad promotions.

Missing Parents: Media Continue Claiming Kids the Ones Buying Fast Food

USA Today cites data on 'each kid who buys a kids meal' when parents are usually making the purchase.

Time Magazine Isn't Chicken about Debunking Organic Eggs

Breaking from liberal media ranks, newsmagazine reveals organic eggs no healthier than factory ones.

Let Them Drink Starbucks! Mika Brzezinski Wants a Ban on All Sugary Sodas

MSNBC 'Morning Joe' co-host brags about her new adoration for San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom for instituting soda vending machine ban.

Toy story: Food Police's Next Target? Happy Meal Toys

ABC and NBC give priority to liberal CSPI executive Jacobson while putting restaurant's response at very end.

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 ...
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