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Beltramini’s view on sponsored press events on AHCJ’s Covering Europe

21 Settembre 2011 // 0 Commenti

Italian journalist argues against pharma-sponsored press event By Amelia Beltramini During my stay in England at the European conference on health journalism co-sponsored by AHCJ and Coventry University, one issue caught my attention. The discussion turned to press events sponsored by pharmaceutical companies. It was argued that accepting invitations had advantages, such as savings in travel expenses, accommodations and conference registration fees. Some participants argued that these goodies came with no side effects, provided that the report [... segue]