Grading Health Care News to Help People Improve their Critical Thinking

Department: 
Environmental Initiative

Health, Medicine and Society, Department of Journalism and Communication, Environmental Initiative and Global StudiesGrading Health Care News to Help People Improve their Critical Thinking(Question and Answer Session Following)Gary SchwitzerFounder and Publisher of HealthNewsReview.orgAdjunct Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public HealthGary Schwitzer has specialized in health care journalism in his 44-year career in radio, television, interactive multimedia and the Internet.He is the publisher of HealthNewsReview.org, leading a team of 50 people who evaluate and grade daily health news reporting by major U.S. news organizations and health care news releases from professional organizations and universities.Previous to establishing HealthNewsReview.org, he taught health journalism and media ethics in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Michigan; was editor-in-chief of the MayoClinic.com consumer health website; and headed the medical news unit at CNN. He has written about the state of health journalism for many medical journals, magazines and websites.Meets 5 x 10 professional growth and success requirement!Office of Interdisciplinary Programs | 610-758-3996 | incasip@lehigh.edu

Date: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 4:00pm

© IMRC CAS 2016

International Multimedia Resource Center  |  Maginnes Hall, Room 470  |  9 West Packer Avenue  |  Bethlehem, PA 18015  |  phone 610-758-6134