Nine years of censorship

@article{Ogden2016NineYO,
  title={Nine years of censorship},
  author={Lesley Evans Ogden},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2016},
  volume={533},
  pages={26-28}
}
  • L. Ogden
  • Published 5 May 2016
  • Political Science
  • Nature
no more arly one Thursday morning last November, Kristi Miller-Saunders was surprised to receive a visit from her manager. Miller-Saunders, a molecular geneticist at the Canadian fisheries agency, had her reasons to worry about attention from above. On numerous occasions over the previous four years, government officials had forbidden her from talking to the press or the public about her work on the genetics of salmon — part of a broad policy that muzzled government scientists in Canada for… 

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