Just a quick update. You may have seen Kent Anderson’s broadside aimed squarely at PLoS, specifically PLoS ONE. This engendered a huge comment thread, and a robust defence by Cameron Neylon (you should also check out the FriendFeed thread that was spawned by his article, too.).
Now, our friends Pete Binfield and Mark Patterson of PLoS have entered the fray, laying into Kent Anderson’s piece with zeal.