How public health messages are framed affects how the public and policymakers understand issues and what to do about them. PreventObesity.net's Inside Track talks with BMSG's Fernando Quintero about the pitfalls of one common type of framing and how advocates can avoid it. Read more >
At a San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee meeting, BMSG's Fernando Quintero testified on the tactics food and beverage companies use to target communities of color with unhealthy products. The committee heard — and later recommended for adoption — three new sugary drinks bills at the June 1, 2015 meeting.
Media coverage of sexual violence affects our ideas about the problem and what to do about it. Is coverage of Cosby improving or impeding our understanding of this critical public health issue? Read more >
Public health issues have been a dominant part of the news this year, and advocates played a major role in shaping their coverage. Out of these efforts emerged many memorable media bites. Here are 10 of BMSG's favorites. Read more >