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September 28, 2016
In Deciding What’s True, Lucas Graves traces how media outlets’ internal fact-checking has morphed into something almost antithetical: the very public evaluation of factual assertions made by politicians and other news figures, writes Scott McLemee.
September 27, 2016
Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.

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September 28, 2016
One student reflects on his extracurricular employment.
September 28, 2016
Popular messaging app gets controversial.

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January 30, 2008
How many degrees are there separating Stanley Fish, Tom Cruise, and Maoist revolution? Scott McLemee finds out....
January 29, 2008
A week ago today, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) issued what had to be a hugely embarrassing news release acknowledging that an aggressively promoted and widely cited research report commissioned by the MPAA in 2005 significantly overstated the Internet-based peer-to-peer piracy of college students: "The 2005 study had incorrectly concluded that 44 percent of the motion picture industry’s domestic losses were attributable to piracy by college students.
January 28, 2008
Student interest in the campaigns creates an opportunity for colleges to encourage a level of engagement and learning that can last longer than November, writes Susan Herbst.
January 25, 2008
As a professor, Rob Oden led many study trips. He considers why he is doing so now, from a different vantage point.
January 24, 2008
College leaders are paying the price for having done a poor job crafting coherent and compelling explanations about college prices, writes Paul Marthers.

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