May

9

Bwoglines: Setting the Record Straight Edition

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Oh no, this record isn't straight!

Columbia librarians are using the Internet Archive to save full websites from human rights organizations so that they can continue to be accessed by scholars even after they’re shut down. (Internet Archive, Inside Higher Ed)

Although the late Manning Marable “never read e-mail on a computer, but had an assistant print it out,” his students created an online version of The Autobiography of Malcolm X full of links to historical documents and recent interviews. (NYT)

Columbia professor David Eisenbach and Hustler publisher Larry Flynt want to make sure that the steamier side of presidential politics is never forgotten. (WaPo)

How anal is the New York Times? Check out this correction they published yesterday. (Gothamist)

On average, New Yorkers tip taxi drivers almost 20%! How much do you tip? (WSJ)

This university is buying up low-income housing so it can expand its footprint in the city. Nope, it’s not Columbia (or NYU). It’s SUNY-Buffalo! (NYT)

What would you do if you had to kill one man to save a hundred?” is a question in Wikileaks job interviews. That’s right, Julian Assange is a real-life Raskolnikov. (Independent, LitHum)

Frontiers flashback from Wikimedia Commons

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5 Comments

  1. the nytimes correction

    is like that Patton Oswalt routine about correcting the Star Trek reference on his college physics final. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEk3CLIWxYE (start ~3:00)

  2. Anonymous  

    So much like to the NY Times correction!

  3. Anonymous  

    Rodya >>>>>>>> Assange

  4. Anonymous

    Heard flynt and that professor speak about that book for about an hour the other day. Definitely cant wait for summer so I can read it, from what I heard I'm impressed and can't wait.

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