Irony? Guardian piece promising “there can be no turning back now” removed “because it was launched too early”
Three or four times per year, a Google Alert lands in my inbox revealing a story in The Guardian that has been removed because it broke an embargo. One of those arrived today, so I tweeted a link to the story.
While looking at that page, Emily Lakdawalla noticed that a number of the related stories — presumably generated automatically — were also “removed.” One in particular caught my attention.
The headline said: Read the rest of this entry »
The holder of the Embargo Watch Short Embargo Record, with an impressive 49 minutes, has shaved another 11 minutes off its time. Today’s media list email, which went out at 4:22 ET: Read the rest of this entry »
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has lifted the embargo early on a paper on the effects of grape growing on biodiversity after a New York Times story went live hours before the scheduled embargo.
Here’s a note that went out to the journal’s media list earlier today: Read the rest of this entry »
The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is closely watched by reporters and Wall Street analysts alike, and that usually makes it good fodder for Embargo Watch. ASCO has changed its embargo policy regularly over the years, and this year is no exception.
According an email sent to reporters earlier this month: Read the rest of this entry »
PREVAILing (lack of) wisdom: Embargoes laid bare in a mess involving Boston Scientific (and a lot of others)
By now, Embargo Watch readers will probably have heard about Boston Scientific’s PREVAIL study of the Watchman stroke/clot prevention device, findings of which were scheduled to be presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting on Sunday but weren’t, thanks to an embargo break by the company.
As theheart.org reported: Read the rest of this entry »
Here’s the story from the Times, “Finding Hidden Side Effects, With Web Search Data,” which went live sometime before 5:30 p.m. Eastern. The study, in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, was embargoed until 3:30 Pacific, or 6:30 Eastern.
And here’s the top of the press release: Read the rest of this entry »
For Monday @ 4:00 PM Expert Ophthalmologist (Dr. Mark Fromer) RE: EMBARGOED – Study Suggests Association Between Regular Aspirin Use, Increased Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
The email, sent on January 18, continues: Read the rest of this entry »