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Suit Alleges Drug Company Paid Doctors to Shill

Swiss pharmaceutical manufacturer Novartis paid doctors to push three of its products by holding “educational events” on fishing trips and at Hooters restaurants that amounted to little more than parties, according to the federal government.

Posted on May 1, 2013 READ MORE



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S.H.A.M.E. Profile: ‘Planet Money’s’ Adam Davidson

Reporters Yasha Levine and Mark Ames have created a new website devoted to profiling people who “abuse media ethics” to shill for corporate interests. Truthdig linked to the duo’s takedown of Malcolm Gladwell a few weeks ago. Now, they’ve set their sights on Adam Davidson, host of the NPR show “Planet Money” and a columnist for The New York Times Magazine.

Posted on Aug 9, 2012 READ MORE


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