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I so sorry…

I have to apologize for woefully neglecting my blog… work has been kicking my butt lately. I’ve been home all of 6 days over the past 3 weeks. I am going to pretend however that everyone is waiting breathlessly for me post something…

 Language Log has a post about press releases and science journalism. Here’s a great quote that couldn’t be more right

The people who write the PR materials have a hard job. They need to take complicated results, full of background assumptions and layers of caveats, and present them in a form that non-specialist journalists will understand, and will find interesting enough to choose from out of the flood of competing alternatives.

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