“On the Mark? Responses to a Sting” by Amy Buckland, Martin Paul Eve et al.

“As a contribution to these discussions, JLSC invited several researchers to 

briefly comment on the Science [John Bohannon sting] article. Eve describes 
how publishing has become more about measuring 
and ranking academics than about communicating 
research findings. Steel calls for a re-evaluation of the 
publishing system in general and affirms the need for 
greater transparency. Gardy addresses the flaws and 
inconsistencies of peer review. And, finally, Salo tackles 
the “sting”—and the need for even more of them….”