Not Keeping Up

The New England Journal of Medicine may be losing its relevance, ProPublica's Charles Ornstein reports. While getting an article published in the journal may make a young researcher's career, Ornstein writes that NEJM is resistant to ongoing changes in academic publishing, such as calls for increased openness in research.

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