21 février 2017

De la vulgarisation et du journalisme scientifiques en France

Blog Educpros de et de . Une affaire a récemment un peu secoué les réseaux sociaux (en tous cas dans les cercles dans lesquels j’évolue): le « canular » (ou « vandalisme ») du journaliste scientifique/blogueur/auteur Pierre Barthélémy sur Wikipédia, dont on peut lire le récit (et les réactions suscitées) sur son blog hébergé par le Monde. Suite...

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18 février 2017

The Media Has Always Been the Opposition Party

By Barbara Fister. And it’s a good thing, too. Read more...

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Anxiety, the Media and a New Feminist Revolution

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/mama_phd_blog_header.jpg?itok=C5xGPD1aBy Elizabeth Coffman. An increase in anxiety is not a new thing for universities. In the past decade campuses have seen a rise in emergency mental health requests. Anxiety, depression, pharmaceutical dependency and an elevated demand for mental health care are widely reported, particularly for women. Read more...

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26 janvier 2017

Medium's pivot catches publishing partners by surprise

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Medium's pivot catches publishing partners by surprise
Peter Sterne, Kelsey Sutton, PoliticoMedia, 2017/01/05
Medium is one of the better content sources out there; I follow a number of their publications. It has had a variety of business models over the years, most recently being a traditional ad-revenue system. More...

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When are Digital Media and Tools Wrong for Teaching and Learning?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. When are Digital Media and Tools Wrong for Teaching and Learning?
Hugh Beaulac, Emerging EdTech, 2017/01/03

My answer to this is: almost never. But let's hear the other side. More...

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Journalism That Stands Apart: The Report of the 2020 Group

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Journalism That Stands Apart: The Report of the 2020 Group
New York Times, 2017/01/18

This is an internal report that the New York Times has shared with the world (and plugged with an article) describing how it needs to modernize its approach to journalism (archive version on Scribd). More...

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Beware! Academics are getting reeled in by scam journals

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Beware! Academics are getting reeled in by scam journals
Alex Gillis, University Affairs, 2017/01/12
This article is OK so far as it goes - there's certainly no doubt that academics are being scammed by scam journals and conferences. I get their invitations all the time, as does pretty much any other author in the field. More...

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Medium, and The Reason You Can’t Stand the News Anymore

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Medium, and The Reason You Can’t Stand the News Anymore
Sean Blanda, Medium, 2017/01/17

Continuing an important conversation: "The reason so many fail isn’t because they aren’t well meaning or smart. It’s because the incentive structure of online news is fundamentally broken. More...

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Reporters flocked to a campus controversy but missed its surprising conclusion

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Reporters flocked to a campus controversy but missed its surprising conclusion
Christopher Hoffman, Columbia Journalism Review, 2017/01/17
Excellent article from Columbia Journalism Review on a controversy that enveloped the student-run Wesleyan Argus. It involved a column written by a staff member about Black Lives Matter that led to calls for the student association to withdraw financial support for the newspaper. More...

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08 janvier 2017

The Shrinking Mega-Journal

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. The world's largest scholarly journal, PLOS ONE, is seeing fewer and fewer researchers publish their work in it as the open-access publishing market evolves. Read more...

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