Tag: Merck

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June 17, 2009

Stuart Laidlaw is Going to Get Me [a] Shot from Merck

I couldn’t be more pleased that [insert gratuitous but sincere praise:] outstanding Toronto Star writer Stuart Laidlaw has been rigorously following the Merck/Elsevier scandal.…

June 4, 2009

Merck Passes The Buck, Elsevier Fails to Go Far Enough in Phony Journal Scandal

As the story continues to unfold in the Elsevier-Merck phony journal scandal, one can hardly believe that at some point in the process of creating an entire division of not one, not six, but now we have learned from The Scientist today, 9 journals in the “Australasian Journal of’ series”.…

May 11, 2009

Elsevier and Its Many "Advertorials"

In fact, they love them so much that they had an entire division devoted to making money off of the pharmaceutical industry’s need to publish poser peer-reviewed journals and phony editorials, aka “advertorials”.…

May 1, 2009

Merck Makes Phony Peer-Review Journal

It’s a safe guess that somewhere at Merck today someone is going through the meeting minutes of the day that the hair-brained scheme for the Australasian Journal of Bone and Joint Medicine was launched, and that everyone who was in the room is now going to be fired.…