Category Archives: New and Social Media

FDLI Conference on Advertisting and Promotion

The Food and Drug Law Institute held its annual conference on Advertising and Promotion for the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Biologic and Veterinary Medicine Industries in Washington, D.C. on October 1 and 2.  I was able to attend sporadically and participated … Continue reading

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Comparing FDA to Other Federal Health Agencies – A Postscript to FDA, Influence and Twitter

Using the occasion of the announcement by Twitter that it has rebuilt its i-Pad app “from the ground up” to provide an update to last week’s posting on FDA’s twitter feeds and their influence as measured by Kred. Assessing influence … Continue reading

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FDA, Twitter and Influence

Twitter has become an important medium in journalism.  It allows reporters to report on much more granular information to a much more targeted audience.  Likewise, it allows for any institution or individual or brand to do so as well.  While … Continue reading

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Blogging Influence

On the last day in July just before an August hiatus, I put up a posting called “Blogging, Health and Journalism” where I provided thoughts on different classifications of bloggers in the context of healthcare.  And while I think there … Continue reading

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Blogging, Health and Journalism

Social media has become so ubiquitous in our lives, it is sometimes easy to overlook many of the fundamental changes it has brought to the way we communicate.  Often spoken of are the fact that communications has become more about … Continue reading

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