Biases in scholarly publishing

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In a perfect world, it shouldn’t matter where researchers publish. And if you happen to be on some editorial board or otherwise involved with a publisher, you would naturally choose a whole other venue to publish your work, to avoid biases.

This was my intuitive response to a conversation on Twitter/X.

Background: One of the authors of a paper recently retracted and reported 9 years ago was sitting on the journal’s editorial board…

Your thoughts?

Thanks to Elisabeth Bik for your perseverance and consistency in upholding or rather defending #ResearchIntegrity in #ScholarlyPublishing.