How and why EMWA members should contribute to the journal
At the beginning of this year, Medical Writing (MEW) changed from Maney Publishing to Hastings Printing Company. This has allowed the journal to dispense with the need for copyright transfer and to consider open access. The idea of open access was brought up several times, and a LinkedIn discussion last spring, coupled with the pending change in publishers, encouraged EMWA to launch a member survey about it. The results of the survey led to EMWA’s new policy of open access for feature articles.