Rupert Murdoch noted media types are obsessed with awards, turns out a host for a multi-award winning NPR program has received 'at least $1.3 million' in payments from drug companies (which he initially denied). Psychiatrist and radio host Dr. Frederick K. Goodwin's
"“The Infinite Mind” is a weekly program that has won more than 60 journalism awards over 10 years and bills itself as “
The program also ran on Sirius satellite radio but will be discontinued.
"Tom Rosenstiel, director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism, said that although
that journalists take money from those they cover. Disclosures like those surrounding Dr. Goodwin could change that,
- On media bias from the NY Times article:
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