#Ugh. Self-promotion journals? The researcher, Didier Raoult, that started the #Hydroxychloroquine debacle had ties to journal that published work by , , via 32% of papers had author on editorial board.
“Self-promotion journals: a new type of illegitimate publishing entity?”
Publication by association: the Covid-19 pandemic reveals relationships between authors and editors via et al
Preprint: Publication by association: the Covid-19 pandemic reveals relationships between authors and editors ["This example leads us to consider a new type of illegitimate publishing entity, 'self-promotion journals'"]
The latest in academic publishing scams: The self-promotion journal | MetaArXiv Preprints via
"a new type of illegitimate publishing entity, “self-promotion journals” which could be deployed to serve the instrumentalisation of productivity-based metrics, with a ripple effect on decisions about promotion, tenure, and grant funding"