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Suggestions for Authors Interacting With the News Media 

Ethical and Legal Considerations

Annette Flanagin

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The following recommendations are provided for interactions between authors and the news media.,,, ▪ Authors should abide by agreements with journals not to publicize their work while their manuscript describing their work is under consideration or awaiting publication by a journal. If authors have any questions about prior release of such information, they should contact the journal’s editorial office., ▪ Authors presenting research at clinical and scientific meetings may discuss their presentations with reporters but should refrain from distributing copies of their presentations, data, tables, or figures (see , Duplicate Publication)., ▪ Authors should inform editors of previous news coverage

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