Source: No Frakking Concensus
Bob Ward’s Despicable Harassment Campaign
If someone was systematically writing to journals that had published your work, making false allegations against you, would you be concerned?
Imagine you’re a university professor and researcher. To a significant degree, your career success depends on being regularly published in scholarly journals.
Now imagine that the subject matter in which you specialize is controversial – and that your research findings sometimes challenge conventional wisdom.
How would you feel if someone deliberately targeted you – if they undertook a systematic campaign against you that involved contacting journals and alleging that your research is in error? (more…)