MEA catch-up on aftermath of ME ‘death threats’ stories, 2 August 2011

We shall be adding to this list, and flagging up some news reports as separate items.

Quentin Cruse, who has ME, talks to Radio Five Live Breakfast, 29 July 2011

BBC Radio 4, 29 July 2011, from 7.09am

Tom Fielden: extended interview with Professor Simon Wessely on the Today programme

BBC Radio 4 programme 29 July 2011, from 8.10am

‘Vicious campaign’ against ME researchers – BBC Radio 4 Today programme podcast: duration 16 minutes: 7 days remaining to listen again.

Tom Fielden, Today programme science correspondent, on the BBC News website: ‘Torrent of abuse’ hindering ME research

BBC Radio 5Live: Victoria Derbyshire interviews Dr Esther Crawley

Starts 5 minutes and 50 seconds into the programme.

Daily Telegraph online, 29 July 2011

Public, 29 July 2011

Daily Mail Online, 29 July 2011

The Morning Star, 29 July 2011

Yahoo News, 29 July 2011

The Irish Independent, 29 July 2011

The Economist, Science and Technology ‘Babbage’ blog, 30 July 2011

Bristol Evening Post, 30 July 2011

‘BBC turns the air blue at 8.10am’, Sunday Express lead story, 31 July 2011

‘Shoot the medical messenger – see if that will cure you’: Rod Liddle’s comment piece in The Sunday Times, 31 July 2011.

Professor Colin Blakemore in ‘The Times’, 2 August 2011

Johannesburg ‘Sunday Times’, with a lurid and unnecessary picture of a soldier looking into the crosshairs of a sniper rifle.


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