The Public Face of Scholarship
Larry E. Ribstein (Deceased)
University of Illinois College of Law; PERC - Property and Environment Research Center
Washington University Law Review, Vol. 84, 2006
U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE06-010
Berkman Center for Internet & Society - Bloggership: How Blogs are Transforming Legal Scholarship Conference
The web enables scholars to engage in several types of what I have called amateur journalism. Of particular interest is scholars' ability to effectively leverage their expertise in commenting on matters of public interest. This form of expert engagement has the potential to reshape the relationship between academic experts and professional journalists and change the tone and content of public discussion.
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Date posted: April 19, 2006 ; Last revised: November 12, 2007
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