Friday, October 19, 2012

Does academic blogging matter?

The Guardian hosted a live chat earlier today on "Academic blogging: the power and the pitfalls – live chat". I added a few comments to the discussion and was interested to see issues surrounding the citation of blogs. It is clear that academics are grasping the power of Web 2.0 technologies to share their research with a wider audience.

For an earlier reflection on "Does blogging matter?" (written in 2009) see here.

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Damien Huffer said...

We are the first "intermediary" between the often esoteric world of academic research that we inhabit and the wider implications of this research in the public sphere. Especially regarding a topic like the antiquities trade, in which cases crop up without warning and the legal landscape is always shifting, we will always be necessary...

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