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Publishing papers by press release is a bad idea

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Powell, Doug (main author), Food Safety Network, Kansas State University, Manhattan.
Format:
Commentary
Publication Date:
2008-09-14
URL:
http://archives.foodsafety.ksu.edu/fsnet-archives.htm
Published:
USA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 168
Subject Term:
food, food safety, information issues, news releases, publishing, research methods, scientific communication
Notes:
Archived September 14, 2008, Via Food Safety Network. 2 pages., Author cites example in which results of a university research study were released to the press before they were published in a journal. He asks why the researchers did not wait until the journal article was published.