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Bryant Furlow

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New Mexico
Science Journalist — The Lancet
Covers:  mental health, computed tomography, cancer, radiology, corruption, medicaid, medicine, oncology, heathcare, health insurance, open government, medial research, oncology nursing, diseases and conditions, chemotherapy

Life sciences reporter working at the crossroads of clinical medicine, public health, and accountability journalism (Lancet.com, elsewhere).

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Biography

A biologist by training, I work at the crossroads of medical research, public policy, culture and accountability journalism.

My reporting over recent years has exposed and explored the off-label sedation of jail inmates with dangerous and addictive drug cocktails, lax state regulation of the hea...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Science columnist at my college paper

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yep.

How is social media changing news?

The good: broader and more specific audiences. The bad/ugly: Rumor echo-chamber effects and poor vetting/reporting...