Black Eye for Academic Journals

Ever wonder how academic journals publish studies reinforcing lifestyles contrary to biblical values like abortion? Here’s part of the problem. Three people intentionally submitted several ridiculous and false studies to see if they could get them published. For example, they rewrote a section of Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” as intersectional feminism, and it was published in Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work. A person from The Wall Street Journal caught on to the ruse and exposed them before all the journals published their fake works. The last straw motivating the hoax was research saying studies on glaciers were sexist because they were done by men. Sadly, no university stopped using the duped journals and no journal editor publicly said they’d do better.

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