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Media Policies Don't Always Square With Reality

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Science  24 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5901, pp. 512-513
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5901.512b

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A new survey finds that most U.S. government agencies don't allow their scientists to talk freely with the media and that their practices don't always square with their policies.