Massive Study Reveals Editorial Bias and Nepotism in Biomedical Journals – Plus More ATG News & Announcements for 11/24/21

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Citing the Public Library of Science, infoDOCKET notes that “Scientific journals are expected to consider research manuscripts dispassionately and without favor. But in a study publishing on November 23rd in the open access journal PLOS Biology, Alexandre Scanff, Florian Naudet and Clara Locher from the University of Rennes, and colleagues, reveal that a subset of journals may be exercising considerable bias and favoritism...”


According to Publishers Weekly “A petition filed this week argues that the policies and processes governing publication have expanded dramatically in the last 40 years, now covering millions of government employees and contractors with little transparency or meaningful accountability
The writ of certiorari was filed on behalf of five former government employees, who claim their First Amendment rights are being unreasonably stifled by a non-transparent government review process...”


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