Coercive citation in academic publishing investigated
Two UAHuntsville faculty members from the College of Business were published today in the journal Science for their investigation of an important issue in research ethics.
Researchers reveal hidden patterns in flow of manuscript submissions
Biologists take journalists to task for sensationalizing animal sexual behavior headlines
Wall Street Journal launches WikiLeaks rival
The Wall Street Journal launched a WikiLeaks rival called "SafeHouse" on Thursday, calling for online submissions to help uncover fraud and abuse in business and politics.
Scientific insurgents say 'Journal Impact Factors' distort science
An ad hoc coalition of unlikely insurgents—scientists, journal editors and publishers, scholarly societies, and research funders across many scientific disciplines—today posted an international declaration calling on ...
Hartford Courant competitors seethe over Web site
(AP) -- After cutting its newsroom by half because of the recession and sagging advertising revenue, The Hartford Courant found a new source for news - its competition - and found itself in a plagiarism scandal.
Authors, journal editors respond to possible cases of plagiarism identified by UT Southwestern
By bringing cases of potential plagiarism out into the open, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have shed light on the peer-review process and scientific publication.
Newspaper, Internet titans duel at Web 2.0 Summit
Wall Street Journal managing editor Robert Thomson opened fire on Google, accusing the Internet giant of promoting online news reading "promiscuity."
Online magazine tries to be a lab for media future
(AP) -- The Web edition of a cover story from Fortune this spring took a sharp turn from what you might expect at a 79-year-old magazine.
Digital news offering aims at high ground
It seems like a terrible time to be launching a news operation. But there are opportunities and niches, and the new digital media launch called Quartz from Atlantic Media Company seeks to exploit them.
Pulitzer Board elects Politico co-founder
(AP) -- The Pulitzer Prize Board has elected its first member representing a primarily online news organization, keeping in step with the board's recent decision to allow entries from more online sites.
Pulitzers change rules to allow more online work
(AP) -- The Pulitzer Prize board announced Wednesday that it will open its doors wider to journalism entries from online-only news publications.
Palin emails let old media test new media methods
(AP) -- The analysis of Sarah Palin's emails over the past few days may end up teaching us more about the future of journalism than about the former Alaska governor's past.
AMA seeks probe of journal editors' actions
(AP) -- The American Medical Association is seeking an investigation of claims that editors of its leading medical journal threatened a whistleblower who pointed out a researcher's conflict of interest.