Jeremy Laurance

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Full name: Jeremy Laurance

Area of interest: Health developments and issues

Journals/Organisation: The Independent

Email: j.laurance@independent.co.uk

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Website: http://www.independent.co.uk/biography/jeremy-laurance

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Networks:https://twitter.com/#!/jeremylaurance

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Education: McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

Career: Health specialist at The Sunday Times, the Sunday Correspondent, The Times: health correspondent, 1991/1997, The Independent: health editor, 1997-

Current position/role: Health editor

  • also writes/written for: The New Zealand Herald and has written freelance for most national newspapers and many magazines

Other roles/Main role: Through the Commonwealth Press Union and the British Council has run courses in health reporting for local reporters in developing countries around the world

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Controversy/Criticism: Damian Thompson: The people who believe that Satanists might eat your baby - The Daily Telegraph, 22nd March 2002 (mentions Jeremy Laurance retracted an article about ritual abuse based on false evidence)

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Role: Health editor

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Website: http://www.independent.co.uk/biography/jeremy-laurance

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