Tuesday, September 25, 2012

How CNN Broke the News about a Cancer Cure

On Sept. 21, CNN Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta tweeted: "BREAKING cure for #cancer close says md anderson." (Watch the video.)

The tweet was brought to my attention by Gary Schwitzer, who ran the CNN Medical Unit many years ago and brought me onto the team. Gary wrote about his reaction to the reporting and asked me to comment:

Broke... as in damaged

This CNN report is inherently misleading in multiple ways.