Embargo Watch

Keeping an eye on how scientific information embargoes affect news coverage

Archive for November 2011

Radiological society lifts video games-violence study embargo early after “break,” but abstract was freely available online

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In what has become a familiar refrain on Embargo Watch, a scientific society is trying to claim that a news organization that never agreed to the society’s embargo violated its policy because a study was freely available online before the embargo lifted. Here’s a message sent this morning by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA): Read the rest of this entry »


Written by Ivan Oransky

November 28, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Pediatricians’ group lifts embargo on new cholesterol screening guidelines after AP story runs

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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is lifting the embargo on an announcement scheduled for Sunday. From an email that went out a little while ago: Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Ivan Oransky

November 11, 2011 at 12:02 pm

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