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But you would never serve strong tea to new acquaintances. The main charge lobbied at them is that the British Medical Journal (BMJ) attacked them in a study entitled “how seriously should journalists take an attack from an organisation that is so closely linked to the drinks industry?” But that appears to be in response to SIRC criticizing journalists for publishing stories on health scares so in a sense it seems the BMJ was responding to being criticized by criticizing them.

Pages: 168

Publisher: Duke University Press Books (April 24, 2015)

ISBN: B00YRW24LA

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