Former senior editor at The Lancet cries foul over firing for "gross misconduct"

Collier, Roger
August 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/10/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 11, pE503
Academic Journal
The article reports on the complaints of Dr. Rhona MacDonald, former senior editor of "The Lancet," for firing her on the basis of gross misconduct. It states that the periodical published an editorial on March 20, 2010 on appraising the Department for International Development with several criticisms of the aid agency. It also provides an overview of the ethical duty of the journalists and mentions the views of MacDonald with regards to the issue.


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