Embargo Watch

Keeping an eye on how scientific information embargoes affect news coverage

“Yes, I’ll honor the f—ing embargo”

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I have lifted the headline of this original post at BoingBoing, since I really didn’t think I could improve on it. If you have ever been hounded by a PR staffer about a revolutionary breakthrough that will only be revealed to you if you agree to an embargo, this one’s for you. Some colorful language, but perfectly safe for work if you’re wearing headphones or ear buds.

Hat tip to @edyong209

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Written by Ivan Oransky

February 25, 2010 at 9:30 pm

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