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Colbert Unleashes a Twitter Meme in Response to a Senator's Erroneous Comment on Planned Parenthood

Colbert Unleashes a Twitter Meme in Response to a Senator's Erroneous Comment on Planned Parenthood

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Health journalism critiques, Remote Area Medical in an urban setting, and intentional lies about Planned Parenthood are featured in today's Daily Briefing. What are you reading? Share in comments.

NewsPro: TVWeek's trade publication focuses on health journalism this month, including lessons from Japan and questions about health care reform fatigue. Read the magazine as a PDF.

Maternity Tourists? Karin Wang at the Asia Pacific American Legal Center critiques last month's coverage of a San Gabriel Valley home that catered to pregnant Chinese women who wanted their children to be born in the United States and explains the roots of birthright citizenship.

First World Health Care: Remote Area Medical brings dental services to Oakland and Viji Sundaram at New America Media reports on the thousands who lined up for care at the Coliseum.

#NotIntendedToBeAFactualStatement: Arizona Republican Sen. Jon Kyl's erroneous comment that abortion is "well over 90% of what Planned Parenthood does," instead of the actual 3% figure, has given comedian Stephen Colbert fodder for a new Twitter meme. Kyl's office said that his comments were "not intended to be a factual statement." Hilarity ensued.

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