Global Times: Academics pay journals to publish ghost-written articles to get promotions

Wait. What? Academics pay journals to publish ghost-written articles to get promotions. “The fact that Chinese scientists and medical practitioners need to get published in SCI-indexed journals to get ahead in their field has spawned an international multimillion-dollar industry which includes ghostwriting companies and international publications which are happy to publish papers as long as writers pay their publication fees.” The first time I tried to access this link I got a 502 error. Reloading did the trick. Thanks to Aaron T. for the heads-up.

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