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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
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September 28, 2016
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January 2, 2008
The executive editor of MIT Press has been at his post for three decades. Scott McLemee checks in with a patriarch of academic publishing.
December 31, 2007
The disputes in Iowa reflect problematic attitudes that predate this election season and that should worry all who care about promoting civic engagement, writes John K. Wilson.
December 28, 2007
David Galef's latest dispatch from U of All People recalls a dean for whom administration was so effortless, it appeared he was doing nothing.
December 21, 2007
At three in the afternoon on Christmas Eve, the voice of a lone chorister will rise from a small college chapel in the Ouse Valley of England, and from there it will encircle the globe. It will climb into the foothills of the Himalayas, skim across islands in the far South Seas, enter the equatorial villages of Africa, and emerge in hundreds of towns and cities across the United States.
December 20, 2007
Private colleges should put their numbers on the table to show that they are as affordable as their public university peers, Thomas Kepple writes.

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