Publications Related to "Brian G. Southwell"


The persistence and peril of misinformation

Misinformation—both deliberately promoted and accidentally shared—is perhaps an inevitable part of the world in which we live, but it is not a new problem. People likely have lied to one another for roughly as long as verbal communication has...


Serious and actionable risks, plus disclosure

BACKGROUND: Broadcast direct-to-consumer (DTC) prescription drug ads that present product claims are required to also present the product's major risks. Debate exists regarding how much information should be included in these major risk...


Setting the agenda for a healthy retail environment

Background Tobacco control policies affecting the point of sale (POS) are an emerging intervention, yet POS-related news media content has not been studied. Purpose We describe news coverage of POS tobacco control efforts and assess...