Activism--Communications from the Front

Communications from the Front



Newsletters

SmokeFree Air, Summer, 1995 The Newsletter of SmokeFree Educational Services. Excellent info from the remarkable Joe Cherner. Hilarious denuding of recent "associations" fighting the NYC smoking ban.

ANR Update, Summer, 1995 The Newsletter of Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights. Brief but extensive coverage of local and international news


Letters to the Editor


  • 06/07/98 to the NY Times On unthinking cigar promotion in the NY Times
  • to the NY Press 10/2/97 On the abject failure of the advertising-driven model of journalism to adequately inform.
  • to the Village Voice 9/18/97 On the abject failure of the advertising-driven model of journalism to adequately inform.
  • to the Village Voice 3/4/97 On Linda Stasi article.
  • to the New York Times 5/5/95 On how the Times' poor coverage of the Smokefree Air hearings combined with misguided opinion pieces to taint popular perception of the law.
  • to Our Town 5/16/95 On the close relationship between tobacco advertising and tobacco coverage, as epitomized by the May 11, 1995 issue of Our Town
  • to the New York Times 6/10/95 More on the Times' continued promulgation of opinions that are on a level with "flat earth" arguments..
  • to the New York Post 6/11/95 On the correlation between the Post's coverage of tobacco issues and owner Rupert Murdoch's financial interest in Philip Morris.
  • to the New York Post, 6/26/95 On ETS evidence, and the New York City restaurants fighting the smoking ban.
  • to the New York Post, 6/7/94 On slanted coverage of the NYC smokefree air act hearing.

    TBBS Editorials

    The Collaborators Who's collaborating with the tobacco industry? The answers may surprise you. A database in progress.

    Barefoot Boy with Ads A typical tobacco-ad-filled day in the life of a kid



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