Lingua: Entire editorial team of respected linguistics journal resign en mass in turf war over publishing | Europe | News | The Independent
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"The entire editorial team of a respected linguistics journal has resigned en masse in an escalation of the turf war between university researchers and the publishers who dominate the highly-lucrative world of academic publishing. The six academic editors and 31-strong editorial board of Lingua, published by Dutch giant Elsevier, confirmed that they were stepping down in order to set up a rival publication which will be freely available rather than subject to an expensive subscription charge ..."
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