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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
A public discussion.  
September 27, 2016
Humor and gravity.

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June 18, 2008
Scott McLemee continues his preview of the publishing season ahead.
June 17, 2008
Phil Ray Jack shares the realities of long-term adjunct status -- and what it means to finally gain a permanent position.
June 16, 2008
As summer begins, negotiations in the so-called Doha Round of world trade talks again heat up as countries jockey to retain their protection for domestic industries such as agriculture and to restrict non-agricultural market access. U.S. presidential candidates are focusing a lot of attention on issues of trade and immigration. The candidates blame a slowing U.S. economy and big jumps in the unemployment rate on NAFTA, Chinese currency policy, dependence on foreign oil, and globalization.
June 13, 2008
Judith Shapiro considers the state of anti-intellectualism and the responsibility of the educated to counter it.
June 12, 2008
As campuses begin to experience an influx of former military service members, an innovative program offers a blueprint for helping them make the transition and succeed in college, writes Rose Sachs.

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