Editorial board of public health journal quits after row with publisherBMJ 2017; 359 doi: http://www.libreriabv.com/10.1136/bmj.j5533 (Published 28 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5533
- Gareth Iacobucci
- The BMJ
The entire editorial board of the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health (Int J Occup Environ Health) have resigned following an acrimonious battle with the journal’s publisher Taylor & Francis.
The board said it was resigning in protest at the appointment of a new editor with links to industry without consulting the board and what it described as the “unilateral” withdrawal of approved articles.
The mass resignation was announced in a letter1 dated 22 November sent to Ian Bannerman, managing director at Taylor & Francis journals, from board member Arthur Frank.
The letter, published …