Reality-Checking: Case in Point

August 11, 2009

As a standing member of the Editorial Board of Psychiatric Times, I read with particular interest the front-page story in the March issue, “Pharmonitor: Reality-Checking and Journalistic Integrity” by Editor in Chief Ronald Pies, MD. In it, Dr Pies pointed out that “disclosures do not guarantee scientific or journalistic objectivity and accuracy.” He set out the critical scientific questions that ought to be asked, and he promised that “Pharmonitor” would be “a reader-driven commentary . . . focusing on articles and reports in Psychiatric Times that the reader considers biased.”

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