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A Water Trail of Antibiotics in India

21st Century Muckrakers March 30, 2009

Margie Mason, an AP reporter then based in Hanoi, Vietnam and now a Nieman Global Health Fellow, contributed to the PharmaWater story with reporting about the large amount of antibiotics being spewed from drug factories in India. As reported in her … Read more

Remembering Those Who Are Usually Forgotten

By Features March 15, 2006

The unfortunate reality is that American journalists do not systematically or analytically cover the plight of the poor, the marginalized, the isolated, or the powerless. When we put together elaborate hurricane coverage plans, organize medical beats, determine Iraq war coverage, or decide on approaches to stories about globalization of the economy, our focus generally is on implications for the affluent and what "experts" have to say, while keeping a watchful eye on breaking news. Read more