Pervasive Funding to Science

Premiere DateAug 18, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
00:29 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Anahad O'Connor
07:29 The Daily Beat pt. 3 Pervasiveness in science research
11:06 The Daily Beat Outro
11:19 Two Lucky Magpies The Boombox Ballads
15:35 Finish

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This week on The Daily Beat: We investigate Coca-Cola’s partnership with cooperative scientists.

Today on the Daily Beat, Tuesday, August 18, 2015: We speak with Anahad O’Connor, NY Times writer on health, diet and nutrition. He has recently written an article that investigates the figures that Coca-Cola has been funding to reputable scientists and the nonprofit, the Global Energy Balance Network.

Investing $1.5 million last year to help start the new nonprofit, Coke has a large network of reputable scientists supporting their sugary product.


Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…