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Gary Schwitzer

Minneapolis-St. Paul
Covers:  health policy, health care news, health care journalism, medical journalism, health journalism, health business, health, health care, health insurance, health care reform, health articles, science journalism, journalism ethics, public health

Nullius in verba. Adjunct Associate Professor, UMN School of Public Health, Publisher, HealthNewsReview(dot)org

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Gary Schwitzer has specialized in health care journalism in his 40-year career in radio, television, interactive multimedia and the Internet.

He is publisher of the website He led a team of more than two dozen people who graded daily health news reporting by major U.S. news ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

WTMJ AM-FM-TV, Milwaukee, writer and film editor

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes & I've edited film with hot glue splices. Also manually edited audio tape. But content and ethical journalism matter more than tools.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Actor Albert Brooks playing Aaron Altman in the movie, "Broadcast News."