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Closing Keynote: Prof. Gary Hall (Coventry University)


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Presentation given at Repository Fringe 2011.

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Closing Keynote: Prof. Gary Hall (Coventry University)

  1. 1. Gary Hall Coventry School of Art and Design Coventry University
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  13. 25. In 2010 the Guardian newspaper in the UK launched a network of science blogs. ‘ Now, on the paper’s website, you can find hosted content from four popular and well-respected blogs.... The idea is both to harness scientific expertise and, at the same time, to diffuse it... And it marks another small shift in the media ecosystem: the media behemoth and independent bloggers, collaborating for audiences rather than competing for them.’
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  16. 31. Michel Foucault Michel Foucault topped a 2009 Times Higher Education list of the most cited book authors in the humanities - Pierre Bourdieu was second with Jacques Derrida third