Science in the News

Parthasarathy, Hemai
February 2006
PLoS Biology;Feb2006, Vol. 4 Issue 2, pe55
Academic Journal
The article discusses the importance of press-embargo system in scientific journalism. The author asserts that scientific journals benefit from the press-embargo system because it maximizes and coordinates publicity for the journal. Embargoes also ensure that the story is reported on the same day by different media outlets.


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