Dear Embargo Watch readers, I’m trying something a bit different today. The story you’re about to read will arrive in two parts, for reasons that may be obvious now but which will certainly be obvious when the second post goes live later this afternoon.
As this post goes live, so does a study in Science reporting on the sequence of the tsetse fly, which carries trypanosomiasis — aka sleeping sickness — in sub-Saharan Africa: Read the rest of this entry »
Here’s the top of an email from Cell Press to its media list today: Read the rest of this entry »
From the PNAS news office this morning at 8 a.m. Eastern, days ahead of the Monday afternoon scheduled embargo time: Read the rest of this entry »
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) lifted the embargo early today on a study linking of stressful childhood to DNA damage after a Quartz story ran on the paper Saturday.
From a PNAS email that went out at 8:32 a.m. Eastern today, several hours before the scheduled 4 p.m. embargo: Read the rest of this entry »
A set of studies of suicide among U.S. soldiers appearing in JAMA Psychiatry this week was originally embargoed for 4 p.m Eastern on Wednesday, March 5. But at 1:31 p.m. Eastern yesterday, March 3, Harvard Med’s press office sent their release around again, this time topped with: Read the rest of this entry »
Quid pro quo seemed to be alive and well at last night’s Brit Awards, featuring One Direction and Ellie Goulding — at least if the PR agency handling media for sponsor MasterCard had had their way.