How “professional” scientific journals become shills for the bottom dollar

 

All unSound Science Deserves
to Be Pun[Publ]ished

PLOS ONE gives researchers a faster path to publishing in a high-quality peer-reviewed journal. All work that reaches rigorous technical and ethical standards is published and freely and immediately available to everyone.

And this is just the tip on an academic iceberg. PLOS ONE has had some of it sheen over the years. Here’s a quick look at some of its high or low critics. 

Here’s one about “question marks.”

http://retractionwatch.com/2016/09/16/when-does-overlap-become-plagiarism-heres-what-plos-one-decided/

the “daisy chain” of plagiaristic tendencies.

http://retractionwatch.com/2016/09/05/a-plagiarism-loop-authors-copied-from-papers-that-had-copied-from-others/

and the zinger: a conference proceedings “faked” 120 papers.

http://retractionwatch.com/2016/09/02/weve-seen-computer-generated-fake-papers-get-published-now-we-have-computer-generated-fake-peer-reviews/

 

About csidds

Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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