Campaigning Health Journalism
how to go about it successfully and how to avoid the pitfalls
The Guild of Health Writers is holding a seminar on
"Campaigning Health Journalism: how to go about it successfully
and how to avoid the pitfalls." It's at 6:30 on 26 February at the
Medical Society of London, Lettsom House, 11 Chandos St London, W1M OEB.
- Sarah Boseley, the Guardian's award winning health
editor, who has campaigned on the safety of the SSRI class of antidepressants and the cost of antiretroviral drugs in developing countries;
- Sophie Goodchild, home affairs correspondent, the Independent
on Sunday, who won MIND journalist of the year award 2003;
- Melanie McFadyean, freelance, who has written several investigative
pieces on mental health and Gulf War syndrome; and
- Godwin Busuttil, defamation/medial law specialist, external legal
adviser to the the BMJ since 1995.
The cost is £15 to non-Guild members.
Further details from firstname.lastname@example.org
or 0208 941 2977