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Ep. 26 Scientific gatekeepers in the age of Twitter: A journal editor’s perspective

Dr. Brahmajee Nallamothu

Are medical journals still needed in the age of the internet and social media?  Our guest is Brahmajee Nallamothu, editor of the journal Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.  We have a wide ranging conversation, covering everything from the financial incentives of publishing, ideological biases in medical journals, the peer review process, the Twitter effect, and a new editorial position of independent troller!

GUEST:

Brahmajee Nallamothu Twitter and Profile

LINKS:

The following articles are all Open Access articles in Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes

Robert W. Yeh.  Academic cardiology and social media: Navigating the wisdom and madness of the crowd

Michael Thompson.  Science and social media: Debating the effects of readmission penalties

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