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Responsible reporting of research in the media

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 28 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3449
  1. Robin Bisson, science information officer1
  1. 1Science Media Centre, London NW1 2BE, UK
  1. smc{at}

Press officers have a tough job writing press releases that please the authors of a paper, catch the eye of a journalist, and responsibly report the science all at once. Responsibility lies with both the scientists and press …

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