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The science of science writing

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Misleading journalism is becoming a public health problem, Guardian columnist Dr Ben Goldacre says.

He discusses his critique of sensational headlines and one newspaper's "philosophical project to divide all inanimate objects into ones that either cause or cure cancer" with science minister Lord Drayson, who believes science journalists deserve plaudits for their work.

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