Health Care Reform talk 3/31

Award-winning journalist Trudy Lieberman will talk about “Health Reform—Reality or Myth” on Wed., Mar. 31st, @7pm in Timmerman Auditorium (Hyland Hall). This presentation, sponsored by the UW-Whitewater Pre-Health Associates of Today club with help from the College of Letters and Sciences and the Biological Sciences Dept., is free and open to the public.

cover of Mar/Apr 2010 issue of CJRMs. Lieberman contributes to magazines like The Nation and Columbia Journalism Review. You can use Library article databases to find some of her articles, e.g., search the Academic Search Complete database for JN “Nation” and au lieberman trudy to find “Can Obama reform healthcare?” (Oct. 27, 2008, pp. 20-21) and other Nation articles. Search the Communication & Mass Media Complete database to find articles such as “An Rx for reporting” (Columbia Journalism Review, Mar/Apr 2010, pp. 15-16), which discusses “press coverage of the health care reform debate in the United States.”

Ms. Lieberman also has written books such as Slanting the story: The forces that shape the news, and she contributed “Trustworthy information: The role of the media” to the 2007 book The trust crisis in healthcare: Causes, consequences, and cures. UWW students and staff may request these titles from other UW libraries by using the free Universal Borrowing service. Requested titles arrive in 2-4 weekdays.

Sicko DVD coverAndersen Library has additional materials on health care reform. Searching the HALCat library catalog for the phrase “health care reform” will result in a list of more than 300 books, videos and government documents, including the documentary film “Sicko” directed by Michael Moore (2nd-floor Browsing DVDs, Academic, RA395.A3 S53 2007).

Please ask a librarian for assistance with finding & obtaining materials.

About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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