Centre for Journalology

Predatory Journals in the News

Predatory journals have been causing problems for researchers and patients for over a decade. Below we have created a database on media articles discussing predatory journals.

Australian Universities Crack Down on Predatory Journals

Australian Universities Crack Down on Predatory Journals

Outlet: Inside Higher Ed
English | July 9, 2021


 

The fight against fake scientific news

The fight against fake news

Outlet: Research Information
English | November 12, 2020


 

The Negative Side of Medical Journals

The negative side of medical journals

Outlet: The Great Courses Daily
English | November 04, 2020


 

Using pokemon to detect scientific misinformation

Using pokemon to detect scientific misinformation

Outlet: The Scientist
English | November 01, 2020


 

Publish profit predate perish and peer review

Publish, profit, predate, perish and peer review

Outlet: University World News
English | October 8, 2020


 

13 Scientists in a Real Journal Theres a Black Hole at the Center of Earth

13 Scientists Say—in a Real Journal!—There’s a Black Hole at the Center of Earth

Outlet: Popular Mechanics
English | September 28, 2020


 

Strange Research Paper Claims Theres a Black Hole at the Center of the Earth

Strange Research Paper Claims There’s a Black Hole at the Center of the Earth

Outlet: Futurism
English | September 28, 2020


 

This Is Either The Craziest Scientific Paper Of All Time Or A Very Clever Hoax

This is either the craziest scientific paper of all time or a very clever hoax

Outlet: Iflscience
English | September 22, 2020


 

Deceptive publishers begone- Cabells Predatory Reports is here

Deceptive publishers begone: Cabell’s Predatory Reports is here

Outlet: Illinois State University
English | July 30, 2020


 

An obvious issue of academic freedom

‘An obvious issue of academic freedom’: B.C. university suspends professor for year over Facebook post

Outlet: Woodstock Sentinel-review
English | July 22, 2020


 

Paper published in a predatory journal claims COVID19 will end by mid-September

‘Paper’ published in a predatory journal claims COVID-19 will end by mid-September

Outlet: The Hindu
English | June 8, 2020


 

We need to develop counter adaptations to predatory journals

We need to develop counter adaptations to predatory journals

Outlet: BMC
English | April 21, 2020