Embargo Watch

Keeping an eye on how scientific information embargoes affect news coverage

Archive for October 2017

Site runs embargoed Stanford press release verbatim; PNAS lifts embargo early

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For the second time within a week, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has lifted the embargo on a study because of coverage prior to the originally scheduled embargo time.

This time, the study was of how molecules necessary for life might have first come together, and the outlet was The Science of Cycles, which describes itself as Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by Ivan Oransky

October 22, 2017 at 8:00 pm

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PNAS lifts embargo early on C-section study following Daily Mail story

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The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) lifted the embargo early yesterday on a study of Caesarean sections, after a story by The Daily Mail before the originally scheduled embargo time.

From an email from PNAS to its media list: Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Ivan Oransky

October 17, 2017 at 11:45 am

Posted in Uncategorized