I Tweeted this last week as a brilliant idea for a career move.
I’m going to start a new journal: “Cell, Nature and Science” “Yes, I’ve published extensively in Cell, Nature and Science” #brilliant!
— Jason McDermott (@BioDataGanache) August 28, 2014
The largest barrier I see to this actually working is that it will be difficult to include it on my printed CV. And have the same effect at least. I’m working on it. Also it has a similar bad taste as the “research” group that bought their own journal to publish their ridiculous paper on Sasquatch DNA.
Turns out, of course, that I’d been beaten to the idea by actual publishers:
As pointed out:
— WvSchaik (@WvSchaik) August 28, 2014
— Richard Sever (@cshperspectives) August 28, 2014
I think I’ve still got something novel with the whole “Other High Impact” journal idea. *BRILLIANT!!!*