Stanford University’s Provost recently threatened to cut Stanford University Press, describing the Press as a “second rate press.”
Are publishers a net positive or negative presence in the academy?
Clayton Childress describes the process by which books are brought to life.
China is developing a social rating systems that could be used as an engine of social control.
We discuss the Cambridge Analytics scandal, in which a company stole Facebook user data to advance the Republican 2016 campaign.
National Geographic has a special issue on race that’s getting a lot of groans.
We discuss the 2018 Oscars, and the show’s declining viewership..
Moon Pie is making a name for itself by going after customers.
We discuss the case of Amy Cuddy, a researcher who rose to fame based on research that failed replication. She…
A new nursing textbook from Pearson has been criticized as racist.