If anyone can give idiot-proof advice as to how to upload a pdf, do let me know. Otherwise here is a cut and paste; it’s a (free!) afternoon of debate about whether or not journalists are bad for health. There may be a point, but for me the bigger issue is that scientists and their press offices often over hype research to the detriment of us, the end user.
I think you’re meant to say if you’re coming. Did I say there were free drinks?
The Media CSR Forum invites you to a hot topic event exploring the tensions between media and health in three exciting panel debates:Join health professionals, journalists and campaigners for a healthy dose of insights and discussion, followed by drinks in the beautiful setting of the Dorchester Library at the Royal College of Physicians.Panellists include:Mark Sammon: Head of Factual Entertainment at SkyJacqui Thornton: ex-Health Editor of the Sun and Lecturer in JournalismMargaret McCartney: GP and WriterProf Mark Bellis: Director of the Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John MooresUniversityBranwenJeffreys: BBC Health CorrespondentDr SileLane: Public Liaison and Campaigns Manager at Sense About ScienceAnd more to be added…Monday 28th March 20111-5pm, followed by drinksDorchester LibraryRoyal College of Physicians11 St Andrew’s PlaceLondonNW1 4LEThe event is free of charge and open to all, however places are limited, so please RSVP heresooner rather than later.Follow @mediacsrforumon Twitter for updates