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Brian Deer

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Brian Deer
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Brian Deer at a Westminster Skeptics meeting
Nationality British
Education University of Warwick
Occupation Investigative journalist
Notable credit(s) Investigative reporting on medical issues and the pharmaceutical industry

Brian Deer is a British investigative reporter, best known for inquiries into the drug industry, medicine and social issues for the Sunday Times of London.



After graduating in philosophy from the University of Warwick, he became editor and press officer for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, and was a member of The Leveller magazine collective. Subsequently he joined The Times, then The Sunday Times, first as a business news subeditor and then as a staff news reporter and feature writer.[1] In the 1980s, under Sunday Times editor Andrew Neil, he was the UK’s first social affairs correspondent,[2] and between 1990 and 1992 reported from the United States.