censorship
Academics Protest China’s Censorship Requests
Academics Protest China’s Censorship Requests
Shawna Williams | Feb 20, 2018
Scholars have formed a peer-review boycott to encourage journals to take a firm stance against requests to cull sensitive articles.
Federal Officials and Scientists Respond to Purported CDC Word Ban
Federal Officials and Scientists Respond to Purported CDC Word Ban
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 18, 2017
The alleged ban prohibits officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from using a list of seven words in agency budget documents. 
The Year in Science Policy
The Year in Science Policy
Kerry Grens | Dec 15, 2017
How a new administration in the U.S. affected scientists around the world throughout 2017
Springer Nature Blocks Access to Sensitive Articles Within China
Springer Nature Blocks Access to Sensitive Articles Within China
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2017
The world’s largest publisher yields to censorship policies of the world’s largest country.
Anger Flares over EPA’s Perceived Science Censorship 
Anger Flares over EPA’s Perceived Science Censorship 
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 24, 2017
Protests are sparking over the Trump Administration’s latest move to silence a discussion around climate change. 
Researchers Advised to Remove Climate Change Language
Researchers Advised to Remove Climate Change Language
Catherine Offord | Aug 29, 2017
The Department of Energy requested that scientists reword grant proposals to be more in line with the White House’s agenda on climate research.
Update: Turkish University Allegedly Censors Research Study
Update: Turkish University Allegedly Censors Research Study
Aggie Mika | Jul 25, 2017
A cardiovascular surgeon’s research was rejected for publication because it referenced evolutionary theory, Turkish outlets report, while the university at the center of the tumult claims the story is false. 
Censored Professor Quits
Censored Professor Quits
Bob Grant | Aug 27, 2015
Alice Dreger is resigning from the faculty of Northwestern University, claiming that the administration censored her work in a faculty journal.
Canada Investigates Scientist Muzzling
Canada Investigates Scientist Muzzling
Bob Grant | Apr 4, 2013
The Canadian information commissioner will investigate mounting claims that the government is stifling communication between federal scientists and the press.
Opinion: Canadian Science Under Attack
Opinion: Canadian Science Under Attack
Heather E. Douglas | Apr 2, 2013
Government policies are shuttering research facilities while muzzling federal researchers by dissuading them from talking to the press, participating in international collaborations, or publishing their work.