Topic: Pharmaceutical Industry

Investigating the Pharmaceutical Industry on a Blog
‘… evidence itself often emerged as the centerpiece, which has a strong impact on the audience when they see for themselves the incriminating paper trail.’
By Ed Silverman
A Water Trail of Antibiotics in India
Diving Into Data to Tell Untold Medical Stories
‘The U.S. press seemed to accept as established truth that cholesterol lowering is vital and that statins are the closest thing to wonder drugs. I’m not any smarter than my colleagues, I worried. Maybe I’m just wrong.’
By John Carey
Examining Water Supplies in Search of Pharmaceutical Drugs
‘Secrecy, it turned out, was our biggest enemy, but not for the reasons investigative reporters typically encounter ….’
By Richard T. Pienciak
Investigative Reporting on Medical Science: What Does It Take to Break Through the Commercial Spin?
‘… it is almost impossible to get the story right when the fundamentally commercial goals for which the study has been done are covered up with so much industry-sponsored expertise.’
By John Abramson