Knowledge of Value?

Foucault, who I used as the theorist for my PhD, said that 'Knowledge is Power' (those who 'know' things' can gain power by telling others what they 'should' know)... so this story caught my eye: On the other hand, knowledge seems to command little public esteem and our anxiety about…

Blogging of value?

Interesting debate about the 'power to knowledge' of bloggers (vs) journalists... The standfirst of "You can't tell me anything" (27 October) says that "the gleefully bull-headed ignorance shown by politicians, bloggers and others" suggests that "scientific evidence and scholarly analysis may soon count for nothing". But nothing in the article…