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Letters On criticising Israel

A thick skin may not provide protection

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 17 March 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1073
  1. David E Pegg, professor1
  1. 1Biology Department, University of York, York YO10 5YW
  1. dep1{at}

    Freedland fails to make an adequate distinction between, on the one hand, emails and letters that are directed to an author and point to differences of fact or opinion, and, on the other, responses that attack the editorial policy or the financial interests of the journal and seek to prevent expression of the views objected to.1 …

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