By pricing the delivery of generic life-saving drugs like naloxone in the thousands of dollars, pharmaceutical companies are in effect acting like "death panels."
Catalans poured into the streets of Barcelona Saturday following the Spanish prime minister's announcement that he would move to take control of their region.
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Dr. Michael I. Niman is a professor of journalism and media studies at Buffalo State College. His previous columns are archived at www.mediastudy.com and are available globally through syndication.