National Geographic confirms takeover of Scienceblogs

Its brief statement:

National Geographic has assumed management of day-to-day operations for, expanding a relationship with Seed Media Group that started when National Geographic took on ad sales responsibility for in 2009.

John Travis says at that a National Geographic spokesperson wouldn’t answer his questions, “including whether its roster would be restricted to scientists or if it could reassure bloggers … about their freedom of expression.” || Earlier: National Geographic is expected to acquire Scienceblogs.

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