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During the investigation and subsequent collapse of the Coca-Cola front group Global Energy Balance Network, the New York Times and Associated Press discovered that prominent university professors...

December 14, 2015

Following a Columbia Journalism Review article on whether science journalists should accept money from corporate interests, and whether there is adequate disclosure of sources’ corporate ties and...

November 24, 2015

Also see: Buckraking on the Food Beat: When is it a conflict of interest?   Washington Post Food Columnist Goes to Bat for Monsanto  On September 23rd, Washington Post food columnist Tamar...

September 28, 2015

Update: This blog has been updated to include a running list of news stories and commentary generated by our ongoing investigation. U.S. Right to Know is conducting an investigation into the...

September 5, 2015

By Gail Sullivan Recent efforts to raise awareness about the adverse health effects of sugar prompt an important question: Are so-called "diet" drinks a good alternative? Campaigns to pass a...

July 25, 2015

Taking their cues from the tobacco industry, the world's largest pesticide, seed and food companies companies have spent hundreds of millions of dollars on stealth PR tactics to push coordinated...

June 15, 2015

The following email is from Mischa Popoff, a pro-GMO, anti-organic activist at the Heartland Institute, which is notorious for its defense of tobacco and denial of climate change. Perhaps the...

February 23, 2015

Dear Professor Folta: Yesterday there was some news coverage and commentary about our use of the state Freedom of Information Acts to obtain the correspondence of professors who wrote for the...

February 12, 2015

News Release For Immediate Release: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350 [*Update: Ketchum PR announced in March 2015 that it ended its...

February 10, 2015

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