Monthly Archives: December 2010

Happy 2011

Hello!  I had intended to post this last week of 2010 but was decked by a nasty flu that hit me on Christmas.  So instead, I am trying to recoup my energies instead for 2011. Hopefully you have had a … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 12/24/10

Actually, I’m going to step away from the usual Weekly Roundup format to look at our stocking. Is the stocking empty, or is there something rattling around it yet to come? For those whose priority was to receive the FDA … Continue reading

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Commentary on FDA and Social Media Guidance

A lot has been said among the community of people who work in medical product communications about the news released here evening before yesterday that the FDA would not be meeting its target for releasing a draft guidance on social … Continue reading

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Breaking – Its Official – FDA Delaying Social Media Guidance Until at Least Q1 2011

In March 2009, the FDA stated its first outlines for its approach to the regulation of social media and the Internet with a podcast with Jean Ah-Kang at the Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising and Communications that said it was … Continue reading

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YouTube By the Numbers – Pharma Channels and Rankings

Recently I wrote about the fact that I didn’t think that overall the pharma sector was doing a very good job on the YouTube front.  YouTube is a tough medium.  Like a blog, it takes upkeep and one has to … Continue reading

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