Former editor of the British Medical Journal gives advice to the incoming editor of the New England Journal of Medicine: “the main job of journals will not be to disseminate science but to ‘speak truth to power’" 😢
With the retirement of 's editor comes an opportunity to bring a new perspective to what is arguably the world’s most prestigious medical journal.
“The whole idea of the NEJM is based on a false premise — that it selects the studies that people need to read." , and others weigh in on the future of after Jeffrey Drazen steps down.
. . next NEJM editor told to adapt eg less science and more activism: “The main job of journals will not be to disseminate science but to ‘speak truth to power,’ encourage debate, campaign, investigate and agenda-set...”
NEJM editor Jeffrey Drazen is retiring (h/t ). In 2016 he called scientists who re-analyze data "research parasites" Let's hope the new editor has a more modern view of science.
The new editor of will face a range of challenges: how to deal with authors' conflicts of interest, the rise of preprints, and the decline of print subscribers.
Exciting times in biomedical publishing with a new editor search at NEJM. via
Hoping for long-overdue change at New Engl J Medicine with change of editor. and in Statnews. #scrapingelfinger #embracepreprints
At NEJM, a change at the top offers a chance to reshape the world’s oldest medical journal via
What future for the NEJM as Jeff Drazen retires? It's probably managed decline for his successor.
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At NEJM, a change at the top offers a chance to reshape the world’s oldest medical journal via
At NEJM, a change at the top offers a chance to reshape the world’s oldest medical journal