Monthly Archives: January 2014

In the news

My thanks to Matthew Clayfield for this profile of me and my work in the Australian news website Crikey. An excerpt: Since the op-ed columnist and self-described “recovering academic” began publishing opinion pieces on the news channel’s English-language website nearly two years … Continue reading

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What ‘counts’ in academia?

For the Chronicle of Higher Education, I debunked the myth that publishing in academic journals will get you a job, and encouraged scholars to take a broader perspective to research and writing: Most scholars hesitate to take this approach even … Continue reading

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When the mainstream media attacks

I took a couple of weeks off to recover from surgery, but I’m back with a new article at Al Jazeera English on how the mainstream media is really the fringe: The terms of public debate are rarely set by … Continue reading

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