Jump to follow-up Here is a record of a couple of recent newspaper pieces. Who says the mainstream media don’t matter any longer? Blogs may be in the lead now when it comes to critical analysis. The best blogs have more expertise and more time to read the sources than journalists. But the mainstream media […]
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June 10th, 2013 · 4 Comments
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June 29th, 2012 · 74 Comments
Jump to follow-up Academic staff are going to be fired at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). It’s possible that universities may have to contract a bit in hard times, so what’s wrong? What’s wrong is that the victims are being selected in a way that I can describe only as insane. The criteria they […]
December 16th, 2011 · 24 Comments
Jump to follow-up Open access is in the news again. Index on Censorship held a debate on open data on December 6th. The video of of the meeting is now on YouTube. A couple of dramatic moments in the video: At 48 min O’Neill & Monbiot face off about "competent persons" (and at 58 min […]