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Journal reverses decision on publishing editorial previously rejected by marketing department

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 05 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:310
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

A journal that refused to print a guest editorial after its marketing department objected has reversed its decision, but the author now refuses to resubmit the article for publication.

The California based journal Dialysis and Transplantation rejected the article after it passed peer review. In a letter to the author, Dennis Cotter, the journal's executive editor, Joseph Herman, said: “Publication of your editorial would, in fact, not be accepted in some quarters … and apparently …

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