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Science and the Newspaper Press in the United States

Nature volume 135, pages 239240 (09 February 1935) | Download Citation



ONE of the leading features of the recent meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science held at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was a symposium on the relation between science and the Press. Although within the past decade Press reports of scientific work have become far more satisfactory than formerly, and distrustfulness of the Press on the part of scientific men has been greatly reduced, certain difficulties still exist. The object of the symposium was to bring these difficulties frankly into the open, in the hope that recognition and subsequent discussion might lead to their eventual removal.

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