Weekend reads: Retracted COVID-19 papers keep being cited; “‘difficult’ name penalty”; economist accused of plagiarism

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The week at Retraction Watch featured:

Our list of retracted or withdrawn COVID-19 papers is up to 245. There are more than 34,000 retractions in our database — which powers retraction alerts in EndNoteLibKeyPapers, and Zotero. And have you seen our leaderboard of authors with the most retractions lately — or our list of top 10 most highly cited retracted papers?

Here’s what was happening elsewhere (some of these items may be paywalled, metered access, or require free registration to read):

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3 thoughts on “Weekend reads: Retracted COVID-19 papers keep being cited; “‘difficult’ name penalty”; economist accused of plagiarism”

  1. With Respect
    I now lose the ability to bookmark, and SeaMonkey top bars in general, when I go into any of the things linked to in Weekend Reads.

    Yours Sincerely

    1. It was a video interview with Kobayashi Takeru who was banned from the contest a decade ago. You can see it on the AP website. I suppose the tweet was a little too dramatic.

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