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The world needs a new Marx, but it keeps creating Malcolm Gladwells

The world needs a new Marx, but it keeps creating Malcolm Gladwells | AJCann | Scoop.it
John Harris: The outlook is bleak for many British people.
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The Development of Open Access Journal Publishing from 1993 to 2009

The Development of Open Access Journal Publishing from 1993 to 2009 | AJCann | Scoop.it
Based on the sampling results and qualitative data a division into three distinct periods is suggested: The Pioneering years (1993–1999), the Innovation years (2000–2004), and the Consolidation years (2005–2009).
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Social media - democratising or destructive? — University of Leicester

Social media - democratising or destructive? — University of Leicester | AJCann | Scoop.it
What role do new media outlets like Twitter and YouTube play in keeping – or breaking – the peace? Do they offer an antidote to the traditional media, which may be perceived as towing the official line in news reports of riots, protests and social unrest, or does the new media simply make the police’s job impossible?
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The Tweeted Times - personal newspaper generated from your Twitter account

Commits many of the same sins as paper.li - inferior to Scoop.it.
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A gentle introduction to Twitter for the apprehensive academic

A gentle introduction to Twitter for the apprehensive academic | AJCann | Scoop.it
If you want news about Lady Gaga, there’s plenty out there. But if you want information of a different kind, you can follow organisations such as the Royal Society, the Wellcome Trust, Guardian Science, the New York Times, Nature, etc. etc. Most scientific organisations, newspapers, and science journals are on Twitter, and by following them you have an up-to-date news stream about their activities.
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The blurring line between speech and text

We are seeing a society that is coming to terms with the blurring line between text and speech. That is, the ephemeral nature of all speech is being given the permanence of text.
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