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In defence of academic freedom: bioethics journals under siege
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    Response to Koch

    Mr Koch is mistaken about the question of whether the Report by the Royal Society of Canada expert panel that I chaired was peer reviewed. It was extensively externally peer reviewed.

    As to the journal's purported refusal to publish criticisms of the Report. We received only one request to publish an article critical of the Report. The author of said paper requested not only that we accept his manuscript without...

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    Re: Journals and "academic Freedom

    in his recent article Bioethics Journal editor Udo Sch?klenk speaks grandly about academic freedom and bioethical journals "under seige". And yet, academic freedom and honesty must go together. His journal's website carries under a "new" banner a link to the 2012 Royal Society Expert Panel report on End of Life Decision Making. Mr. Sch?klenk was a principal author of this report. The report was not peer reviewed. Request...

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