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You are what you read: bias, journal prestige and manipulation

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  • Correction notice This paper has been amended since it was published online. The second paragraph of the introduction about a retracted paper has been rewritten. Also, in the section 'Ranking methods', the third sentence which refers to highly cited journals has been changed to 'The highly cited journals have IFs above 50'.

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