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One link for each of MUSE’s 20 years

For this “Throwback Thursday” of University Press Week, we’re pleased to point to a terrific post on Project MUSE Commons that celebrates 20 years of innovation, service, and success. “Twenty years may not seem like a big anniversary, especially compared to many university presses, but for a digital publishing venture twenty years is almost like…

One link for each of MUSE’s 20 years

For this “Throwback Thursday” of University Press Week, we’re pleased to point to a terrific post on Project MUSE Commons that celebrates 20 years of innovation, service, and success. “Twenty years may not seem like a big anniversary, especially compared to many university presses, but for a digital publishing venture twenty years is almost like…

Is it “propaganda” if it advocates for something you want?

Guest post by Jonathan Auerbach Because I recently coedited a collection of essays on the subject of propaganda, I sometimes get approached by journalists asking me to weigh in on current events. How effective is Putin’s “propaganda” against the West in promoting the separatist movement in Ukraine? How best to counteract gruesome ISIS videos, aimed…

Is it “propaganda” if it advocates for something you want?

Guest post by Jonathan Auerbach Because I recently coedited a collection of essays on the subject of propaganda, I sometimes get approached by journalists asking me to weigh in on current events. How effective is Putin’s “propaganda” against the West in promoting the separatist movement in Ukraine? How best to counteract gruesome ISIS videos, aimed…