Response to last night’s pro-fluoridation article on ABC1’s Catalyst

GENRE: Email letter

TO:  Various email Bcc list

AUTHOR: James Fairbairn

DATE SENT:   Thu, 8 Aug 2013 20:39:10 -0400

TITLE: Response to last night’s pro-fluoridation article on ABC1’s Catalyst
STATUS: No response required.

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EXTERNAL LINKS: http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/3821248.htm

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Dr Paul Connett challenged any Australian pro-fluoridation proponent to a public debate

GENRE:  Online Comment

TO:  ABC Catalyst Program

AUTHOR:  Han B

DATE SENT:  22 August, 2013

TITLE: Dr Paul Connett challenged any Australian pro-fluoridation proponent to a public debate

STATUS:  Published  22 Aug 2013 7:20:22pm  http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/3821248.htm#comments

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For the sake of balance, ‘ABC’s Catalyst’ could have…

GENRE:  Online Comment

TO:  ABC Catalyst Program

AUTHOR:  Han B.

DATE WRITTEN:  9th of August 2013

TITLE: For the sake of balance, ‘ABC’s Catalyst’ could have…

STATUS:  Published   09 Aug 2013   9:53:20am

EXTERNAL LINK: http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/3821248.htm#comments

FURTHER COMMENTS (for the record):  PDF of  COMMENTS from ABC Catalyst

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Re: Biased reporting by Catalyst (ABC) re: Fluoridation (THREAD)

GENRE: Email thread

TO: ABC Audience & Consumer Affairs;  Various email Bcc list

AUTHOR: Sandy S

DATE SENT:   Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 7:18 PM

TITLE: Re: Biased reporting by Catalyst (ABC) re: Fluoridation (THREAD)

STATUS: Thread of responses

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EXTERNAL LINKS: Awofeso – Public Health Ethics
FOI_NHMRC_2007_REVIEW_RFT_STATEMENT_REQUIREMENT
NHMRC 1991 Review – excerpts re lack of Australian studies
Shaw 2012 Weeping and Wailing

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Comment: ‘Michael Foley is a piece of work’

GENRE: CommentTO:  Various email Bcc list

AUTHOR: Sandra C

DATE SENT:   Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 5:26 PM

TITLE: Michael Foley is a piece of work

STATUS: Letters to Channel Seven, anyone?

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ABC Catalyst Complaint – Advertisements and claims relating to therapeutic goods

GENRE:  Online Complaint form

TITLE: ABC Catalyst Complaint – Advertisements and claims relating  to therapeutic goods

TO:  Complaints Resolution Panel

AUTHOR:  Monica M, Qld, Australia

STATUS:  Acknowledged

DATE WRITTEN:  9/8/13

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EXTERNAL LINKS: http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/3821248.htm

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Catalyst (8 August 2013): Optimised Transcript

The REBUTTAL the public have been waiting for – Click on all blue hyperlinks, read thoroughly.
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Original Transcript:

http://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/stories/3821248.htm

Optimised Transcript:

Ruben Meerman
This innocuous-looking glass of water has been hailed as one of the greatest health initiatives of the 20th century.

Dr Michael Foley
Everybody who has a tooth in their head will benefit from water fluoridation.

Dr Denis Ingham
It is very effective, and has been very effective in reducing tooth decay.

Journalist
These apples are being attacked by some of the best teeth in Australia.

NARRATION
Yass, in country New South Wales, was one of the first towns in Australia to fluoridate its water supply.

Journalist
It’s won wide notoriety for the pioneering part it’s played in fluoridation in Australia.

NARRATION
And now around 90% of us are covered. But, for decades, adding fluoride to the water was highly controversial. And in Queensland it still is.

Stephen Bennett
The amount of people with a passion for and against fluoride far outweighs…

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RE: THE PUBLIC SPEAK – ABC ‘Catalyst’ Water fluoridation – One long thread

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WARNING: Strong language  ASWLA DISCLAIMER: We take no responsiblity for people’s real feelings and just archive letters/comments.

GENRE:  FEEDBACK from public

TO:  ABC ‘Catalyst’ Water Fluoridation segment, 8th August 2013

AUTHORS:  The general public.  ASWLA comment: We will archive all comments, even if we publish this post before all comments are in — we’ll just keep adding as they are submitted.

DATE SENT: Thursday 8th August, ongoing till all comments are in.

TITLE: RE: ABC ‘Catalyst’ Water fluoridation – PUBLIC COMMENTS – One long thread ongoing…..

STATUS: No response required.

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Attn: Catalyst – ABC – RE: Michael Foley – Powerpoint presentation to Japanese dentists promoting misleading propaganda techniques to subvert the truth about fluoride toxicity

GENRE:  Email letter

TO:  Producer, ABC ‘Catalyst’; Various email Bcc list

AUTHOR: Sandy S

DATE SENT: Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 7:36 PM

TITLE:  Attn: Catalyst – ABC – RE: Michael Foley – Powerpoint presentation to Japanese dentists promoting misleading propaganda techniques to subvert the truth about fluoride toxicity

STATUS: Awaiting response.

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ATTACHMENTS:  INTERSTATE COMPARISON OF ADULT TOOTH DECAY EXPERIENCE 2007

Dr Michael Foley Presentation to Japanese Dentists How to Introduce Fluoridation

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Catalyst Fluoride Segment: Asking the hard questions of the ABC

GENRE:  Email response/query

TO:  The Presenter, ABC Catalyst; Various email Bcc list

AUTHOR: John T.

DATE SENT:  Sun, Aug 4, 2013 at 5:33 PM

TITLE:  Catalyst Fluoride Segment: Asking the hard questions of the ABC

STATUS: Awaiting response.

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ATTACHMENTS: 5 x attachments

Drinking Water Quality Summary – November 2012
NHMRC_aust_drinking_water_guidelines
AMALetter
Orica MDSD
Dr Foley

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