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Coverage of ‘Alzheimer’s test’: Holy Grail, or holy fail?

Paul Raeburn

Paul Raeburn

I’m not going to try to match this: Paul Raeburn, chief media critic at the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT, has evaluated recent news coverage of a purported Alzheimer’s test. He found virtually all the coverage wanting, awarding the title of “worst” to CNN.

In Raeburn’s opinion, most stories were merely “awful.”

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