This study of hype in press releases will change journalism

New work shows the inflation of scientific results happens at many stages in the press game

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A survey of press releases on biomedical studies finds that hype may creep from institutions' press releases about the research into news coverage. But this doesn’t give anyone at any stage of the news cycle a pass.


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