How ‘Preapproved Narratives’ Corrupt Science

October 2023 opinion piece from the Wall Street Journal.

Especially in climate and Covid research, abuse of peer review and self-censorship abound. Allysia Finley explains.

“Scientific journals and preprint servers aren’t selective about research quality. They’re selective about the conclusions. If experts want to know why so many Americans don’t trust ‘science,’ they have their answer. Too many scientists no longer care about science.”