Journalism agenda: “Source verification: Beware the bots…

Source verification: Beware the bots by Meedan Verifying your sources is key to any online investigation. When you find some compelling footage or images, getting to the “who” of where they came from is essential, and First Draft’s VisualVerification Guides give a great overview of things to consider when getting to the source: The ideal scenario, … Read more

Literati roundup: “Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel literature prize

Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel literature prize Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature Oct. 8 for works that the prize judges called “a monument to suffering and courage.” Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Prize in literature Mashable! Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature Thursday for works that … Read more

Literati roundup: “Map of literary road trips

Map of literary road trips  FlowingData » Visualization by Nathan Yau Ever wanted to follow in the footsteps of a famous writer or literary character in their journey across the country? Well now you can. Richard Kreitner for Atlas Obscura hand-cataloged the road trips — more than 1,500 entries — from twelve works of literature and … Read more

Literati roundup: “Pierre Bourdieu’s Photographs of Wartime Algeria….”Doctoral Education and the Knowledge Economy..

  Pierre Bourdieu’s Photographs of Wartime Algeria Open Culture by Colin Marshall If you know the work of Pierre Bourdieu, you probably know it as sociology, or perhaps philosophy. Whatever you call the discipline he worked in, the man remained thoroughgoingly concerned with the dynamics of power in every context. Doctoral Education and the Knowledge Economy: European and U.S. … Read more