Reading recommendations

Check out three recent excellent pieces of journalism, each showing how sneaky drug promotion is and/or how naïve journalists can be in covering drug-related issues.

1. “Suddenly Sick: The hidden big business behind your doctor's diagnosis.” A Seattle Times series.

2. “Marketing Medicine: In world of drug ads, there's a pill for every ill. Critics say lesser problems are 'medicalized,' even if they don't need treatment.” A Sacramento Bee series.

3. “Bitter Pill” -- Columbia Journalism Review article.

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