Censorship by U.S. media is more common than you realize. Why do you suppose the medical news site, Statnews.com. wouldn't allow me to comment on this article? I waited several days after submitting my comment and then edited it slightly for clarity and resubmitted it a second time. The page just tells me it is, "awaiting moderation." What do you think might be the reason they won't post my comment?
Here is a cut and pasted copy of the comment I tried to post on Statnews --
on the page with the above article:
Articles by Helen Branswell exemplify this problem. Branswell has superb credentials, but her writing is PR for pharma thinly disguised as "health reporting."