October 8, 2013
The New Rankings Frontier: Mentions in the Media
Scholars often despair over the dumbed-down state of public discourse.
At the same time, academics with relevant expertise can be absent from the popular news media's treatment of the issues of the day.
What if more faculty members could be encouraged to share their knowledge with the public?
That is the idea behind a new project that seeks to quantify how often professors engage with the public through the news media. The