Daily Archives: January 12, 2011

On the White House Scientific Integrity guidelines – Part 2: Can Federal Scientists Speak Freely With Journalists?

One of the five sections of OSTP Director John Holdren's December 17, 2010, scientific integrity guidelines for federal agencies covers Public Communications.  Media policy is what most concerns journalists, and is one area in which the Bush administration engaged in a … Continue reading

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On the White House Scientific Integrity guidelines – Part 1: OMB’s Secret ‘Openness’ Policy

Scientific integrity guidelines for federal agencies issued December 17, 2010, by John Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, ostensibly endorse open communication between journalists and scientists. But the available documentary evidence, including disclosures forced by a … Continue reading

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