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 supports the claim that bloggers are on the side of ignorance. What I have seen over the past 10 years is a steady increase in mainstream journalism spreading stupid claims about academic research while academic bloggers battle to set the record straight.
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Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @ Manchester Metropolitan University. Interested in digital literacy and digital culture in the third sector (especially faith). Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting.