Academics Protest China’s Censorship Requests
Shawna Williams | Feb 20, 2018 | 4 min read
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
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 17, 2017 | 2 min read
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
Kerry Grens | Dec 15, 2017 | 3 min read
How a new administration in the U.S. affected scientists around the world throughout 2017
Springer Nature Blocks Access to Sensitive Articles Within China
The Scientist | Nov 1, 2017 | 1 min read
The world’s largest publisher yields to censorship policies of the world’s largest country.
Anger Flares over EPA’s Perceived Science Censorship 
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 24, 2017 | 2 min read
Protests are sparking over the Trump Administration’s latest move to silence a discussion around climate change. 
Researchers Advised to Remove Climate Change Language
Catherine Offord | Aug 29, 2017 | 2 min read
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
Aggie Mika | Jul 25, 2017 | 2 min read
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
Bob Grant | Aug 27, 2015 | 2 min read
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
Bob Grant | Apr 4, 2013 | 1 min read
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
Heather E. Douglas | Apr 2, 2013 | 4 min read
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.
Texas Censors Environmental Report
Tia Ghose | Nov 15, 2011 | 1 min read
A Texas environmental commission removed mentions of sea level rise and human impacts on climate change in an upcoming environmental report on Galveston Bay.