Irene Hames, a publishing consultant, says that when journals publish a paper, they should also publish the peer reviews of that paper, according to Retraction Watch.

She argues that the quality of reviews vary so widely that being peer reviewed is no longer a "badge of quality or rigor." By publishing the reviews, Hames tells Retraction Watch that readers would be able to gauge the standards of those reviews.

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