A disturbing story about the push-back against open access journals appeared in January’s Nature. The scholarly publishers have put together a front group, Partnership for Research Integrity in Science and Medicine (PRISM) to combat the threat to their easy money stream. They have hired a PR organization whose media strategy is promote bizarre equivalences that would make the creators of Is Your Washroom Breeding Bolsheviks? proud.
Via John Baez at the n-category cafe.