One Man's Idea of Misinformation is Actually His Own Intellectual Laziness.
According to Advertising Age executive editor Jonah Bloom, weighing in today with his two cents on the media's coverage of the obesity epidemic, "...concerns over the validity of the data ought, at least, to temper the media, much of which has taken an uncritical, sensationalist approach to this epidemic." He further says, "Reports have tended to eschew the complexities of this argument -- such as the woes of a society in which people take no personal responsibility -- and instead blame food companies. This despite the fact we don't know why people might have become fatter."
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