I have just watched more inadequate reporting on TVNZ’s late news.

Hannah Ockelford (Reporter and 2007 Qantas Award winner in the Student Category ) declared the Auckland University Study making a relationship between obesity and sleep was a “world first…”

As I said in my post when the report was released around a week ago on doing a Google Search using the terms “obesity” and “sleep” I found several studies, some as old as 1982, making this connection.

Obviously research hasn’t extended to discovering whether the press releases journalists are handed are old news or new.

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  1. This is partly the result of inadequate reporting; but partly also just the sensationalist tendencies of academic researchers. Next thing researchers will prove that the Earth is round!

    By the way, Hannah Ockelford is gorgeous!

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