Truth and Lies in Academic Publishing
“‘Fake news’ is threatening public discourse and, by extension, undermining trust in academic research. But the current atmosphere of suspicion highlights the need for critical thinking and research evaluation skills. Siân Harris, of INASP and Think. Check. Submit., shares some of the things she spoke about at a recent panel discussion on ‘academic publishing in the era of fake news’ at the London Book Fair in March.”
Think. Check. Submit. committee member Sian Harris has written about the need for the initiative in an age of ‘fake news’ over at knowledge & information management, the e-journal of CILIP’s Knowledge & Information Management Group now.
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