A pro-AKP columnist attempts to exploit #Ferguson and Louis Fishman (@Istanbultelaviv) corrects…

Ceren Kenar was quick to use Ferguson riots to whitewash AKP’s response to Occupy Gezi… Gezi and Ferguson: A Reply to Ceren Kenar Ever since Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson, Turkish pro-government press has been quick to highlight injustices carried out by that city’s police department and lack of due process in the case. … Read more

A literati roundup: New digital archives… Google?s Music Timeline… Twitter data for academics…

  Twitter Opens Its Enormous Archives to Data-Hungry Academics   Twitter is sharing its massive trove of data with the academic world — for free.   15,000 Colorful Images of Persian Manuscripts Now Online, Courtesy of the British Library   Turnitin Put to the Test Did the plagiarism detection software Turnitin cut “unoriginal writing” by … Read more

A report: “Thesis Landscapes from the Dark Alleys of Turkish Academy

Thesis Landscapes from the Dark Alleys of Turkish Academy The author?s note: This is the English translation of the article that was originally published here in Turkish. Dr. Kaan Öztürk and Pınar Çelik helped me with the translation. I would like to thank Dr. Kaan Öztürk specifically for his significant contribution to the translation. I also thank Anoush Dadian and Dr. Debora Weber-Wulff for … Read more

Eurosphere roundup: EU Budget, France’s National Assembly approves gay marriage, the Pope resigns, Another German politician accused of plagiarism…

MAIN FOCUS: EU budget summit ends in compromise | 11/02/2013 from euro|topics After lengthy negotiations, the EU heads of state and government agreed on the financial framework for 2014-2020 on Friday. The EU Parliament has said it is ready to oppose the budget, which for the first time is smaller than the previous one. While … Read more

from Mediashift: “6 Tips to Support Digital News Through Advertising” and a journalism roundup

6 Tips to Support Digital News Through Advertising from MediaShift This is the first in a series of columns on new business models for news and other media. You’ll be able to find other stories in the series by clicking on the Business Models tag. One of the toughest ways to support a digital news operation is … Read more

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Plagiarism in Digital Age…

Plagiarism Lines Blur for Students in Digital Age By TRIP GABRIEL At Rhode Island College, a freshman copied and pasted from a Web site?s frequently asked questions page about homelessness ? and did not think he needed to credit a source in his assignment because the page did not include author information. ………… from 9GAG … Read more