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Retraction Watch: A frustrated former editor asked a publishing group for help. He didn’t like what they said.

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Andy, May 7, 2018.

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  1. Andy

    Andy Committee Member & Outreach

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    Someone else disappointed by COPE.
    https://retractionwatch.com/2018/05...-group-for-help-he-didnt-like-what-they-said/
     
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    JaimeS Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Interesting! Tweeted. :)
     
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    Esther12 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Maybe it would be worth @dave30th mentioning his troubles with COPE to retraction watch? Their handling of his concerns seem more clearly bad than this example.
     
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    Seven Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) = So can we send a complain here as of why the LANCET have not retracted PACE paper?
     
  5. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    COPE have been less than impressive.
     
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    Seven Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Will not even make noise or even be another source of pressure for LANCET/?
     
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    Esther12 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I'm not sure if people can complain directly to COPE, or if it's a forum for journal editors to take complaints. With Tuller, the journal were able to misrepresent the case in their submission to COPE.

    PS: Sorry, I meant to link to Tuller's most recent blog following the COPE saga in my above reply - currently it seems a bit oblique!: http://www.virology.ws/2018/04/02/trial-by-error-our-latest-tango-with-bmj-open/
     
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    Seven Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Oh thank you I have missed that one! I hope we can keep escalating.
     
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