The US Federal Trade Commission’s ruling against OMICS
Does junk publishing pose a threat to science?
The structure of publishing (for-profit, nonprofit, etc.)
global journal editing standards
global peer review standards
Has the time come for journal accreditation standards?
Are open protocols doable?
Is an iTunes model workable?
Issues at the intersection of open access and open data
The open matrix—taking the spectrum into more dimensions
A scholcomm definitions/glossary
A scholcomm how-to resource list: How to start an IR, how to publish in OA, etc.
Comparing regional issues and perspectives in OA (what’s most important in Africa, Latin America, Europe, China, etc.)
The culture of communication in academia: Overview
How to recognize predatory publishers & publishing
Misc stats/facts (how many journals, what percent open, etc.)
Journal methodology myths and facts (Is methodology important in evaluating research papers? Do some journals do a better job of evaluating the methodological aspects of submitted papers than others? Do some journals think “novelty” is more important than “rigor”? Is journal prestige a real thing? Are some journals better than others? Is a journal’s impact factor a good proxy for the rigor of its evaluation process?)
What are the open policies of different funding institutions, by funder, stakeholder group, institution, discipline, size, etc.