Eating Disorder Misinformation in the PBS series ‘Nova’

by | Mar 3, 2015 | Gender Issues, Investigation, Media Literacy, Psychology, Research, Science, Skepticism | 0 comments

The respected PBS television series “Nova” has won multiple Peabody and Emmy awards. So how did it manage to so badly bungle an episode on anorexia, spreading myths and misinformation about the dangerous disease? Here’s a piece of investigative journalism I did, adapted from my Masters thesis on the subject of eating disorder misinformation in the media. You can read it HERE. 


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