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In war, the first casualty is usually the truth.
Analysis of how unvetted rough-draft #COVID19 "studies" called preprints are credulously given the same weight in the media as peer-reviewed science published in established journals. Reminder why @garyschwitzer and his website are such important reads for journos and the public. https://twitter.com/garyschwitzer/status/1245315616866795521
Whether you’ve heard of preprints or not, this article explains current context. We see strong caveats lacking in news stories trumpeting preliminary #COVID19 research in preprints. https://www.healthnewsreview.org/2020/04/strong-caveats-are-lacking-as-news-stories-trumpet-preliminary-covid-19-research/