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by Catherine Holahan | Bloomberg Businessweek
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Junk food companies have become particularly adept at targeting young people at the greatest risk for obesity, and their marketers marketers insist the industry does not need government regulation. This article details these and other findings from a report commissioned by Berkeley Media Studies Group. To view additional media coverage of the report, visit http://digitalads.org/press.php.

by Suzanne Bohan | Oakland Tribune
Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Where you live affects how long you live, shows a report from the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative, a collaboration of public health professionals from many cities and organizations including BMSG's parent organization, the Public Health Institute.

by Lori Dorfman | New York Times
Thursday, November 8, 2007

Creating green cities is good for public health because, as BMSG director Lori Dorfman shows in this letter to the editor, health places mean healthy people.

by Catherine Holahan | Bloomberg Businessweek
Thursday, May 17, 2007

A new study commissioned by Berkeley Media Studies Group highlights ways companies use the Web to promote unhealthy foods to youngsters and asks regulators to step in. To view more media coverage of the report, visit http://digitalads.org/press.php.

by Sonja Herbert | Voices for a healthy future
Friday, September 1, 2006

Public health advocates can take note from a strategy baseball coaches have long used to bolster their chances at success: increase the skills of every player. Berkeley Media Studies Group can help advocates build this type of "bench strength" through media advocacy trainings that help rookies and veterans alike get better at making the case for healthy public policy.

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