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Editorial Matters – The University as Network News


Media and higher education do not inhabit two solitudes. As underscored in this issue, media and academia co-exist, albeit somewhat uncomfortably. They are both public educators: analyzing, interpreting, and broadcasting ideas about the world. They part company, however, over how that is done. Mainstream media reject intricacy, conveying “certainty” and easily digestible depictions of events […]