Tag Archives: Washington

As renewed debate over health care reform begins to simmer in Washington, can journalists give the topic the attention it needs?

Dec. 14th’s lower court ruling that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional has again thrust health care back on the national agenda. It also gives journalists a chance to redeem themselves from what I have argued has been poor news coverage that helped fuel the public backlash against the law from the beginning. A lot… Read More »

Washington measles outbreak soars to 48 cases while other states grapple with the disease

Since January 1, Clark County Public Health has confirmed 47 cases of measles. In King County, home of Seattle, at least one confirmed case was reported. A vast majority of those who came down with measles — 41 — were not vaccinated against the disease, Clark County officials said. One patient did receive a vaccination… Read More »

Washington Post claims ‘medical consensus’ favors abortion, cites two pro-abortion groups as proof

When it comes to abortion, you really can’t trust the press. The Washington Post, for example, published a story on the day of the annual March for Life, scoffing at the idea that a person could oppose abortion based on science. Of course, the paper didn’t come right out and mock the march’s “pro-science” theme… Read More »