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 3 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.
The journal’s press office sent this email to its media list a few minutes before 11 a.m. Eastern yesterday, about four hours before the journal’s scheduled embargo time: Read the rest of this entry »
He wasn’t the only reporter angry at the NIH. Two Nature journalists retweeted him.
Here’s what happened: By February 3, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) had a bead on a partnership between the NIH and a group of drug companies to further research, and was ready to publish a story about it. But at 9:54 p.m. on February 3, the NIH sent this email to its press list: Read the rest of this entry »
Yesterday, following a break by the Associated Press (AP), the Guttmacher Institute press office lifted the embargo early on a study showing that abortion rates had fallen to 1970s levels.
From a message sent by the Guttmacher Institute at 4:40 p.m. Eastern, more than seven hours before the scheduled embargo lift at 12:01 a.m.: Read the rest of this entry »