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September 12th, 2009

Podcast 56: A conversation with two JAMA staffers on their research into “ghost” authorship and “honorary” authorship in the principal medical journals.

We’ve seen research into this area before — 18 months ago, in fact. (We interviewed Joseph Ross back then in Podcast #2.) This time we interview Joseph Wislar, a survey-research specialist at JAMA, and Annette Flanagin, its managing deputy editor. They’ve just presented the abstracted results of a survey on ghost and honorary authorship that […]


October 6th, 2008

Podcast 14: News roundup and interview with Dr. Michael Hochman about his JAMA paper on how the news media cover drug research.

The week ending Oct. 3, 2008, was relatively slow for medical news, but crammed with news of every other sort. This week’s interview features Michael Hochman, a third-year resident in internal medicine who has just published a paper on how the media cover research on new drugs. It seems they don’t make a habit of […]


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