Medical and Health Journalism

Medical journalism/health journalism requires the analysis of medical journals and health information, which is then reported to the general public. Reporters should have in-depth knowledge of medicine and health issues to report in this field, as it is often criticized as promoting misinformation. Medical journalism can influence public health, and there are institutions devoted to a checks and balance system that aims for accuracy in Medical journalism, such as the American Journal of Public Health and the Columbia Journalism Review.

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