International pressure on AMA over MJA editor

The Lancet editor Professor Richard Horton told MO the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), of which he is a member, discussed the issue at a recent meeting in Boston.

“The discussion… has been around the distress and anxiety that this decision has caused, deep concern about potential damage to the reputation of the journal and violation of the principle of editorial independence,” Professor Horton said.

He planned to