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Weekly Bulletin- March 20, 2018

The first in a recurring series from Heterodox Academy, our Weekly Bulletin published every Tuesday replaces our Weekly Roundup previously published on Fridays. Submit news links and other info to Jeremy Willinger at willinger@heterodoxacademy.org. 1)  Updates from Heterodox Academy  The Skeptics are Wrong: Attitudes About Free Speech on Campus are Changing, by Sean Stevens and..

Weekly Roundup- March 16, 2018 Edition

To Our Community, This will be the final iteration of the Heterodox Academy weekly roundup. Instead of this recurring post, we will move to a “Weekly Bulletin” blog published every Tuesday afternoon. Please consider signing up for our RSS Feed at the bottom of our Support HxA page to receive notices when we publish this,..

Musa Al-Gharbi on Social Research: Half Hour of Heterodoxy #21

https://media.blubrry.com/halfhourofheterodoxy/p/content.blubrry.com/halfhourofheterodoxy/Musa_Al_Gharbi-Half_Hour_of_Heterodoxy_21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSShow Notes Musa Al-Gharbi (@musa_algharbi) is a research associate at Heterodox Academy and a PhD student in sociology at Columbia University. He is a writer whose work has been featured in The New York Times, the Washington Post, The Atlantic, and several other venues. The topics..

Weekly Roundup- March 9, 2018 Edition

From Heterodox Academy: Teaching Heterodoxy: How Lying to My Students Helps Them Find Their Voice and Pursue Truth, by HxA member Jim Lemoine   Oxford’s Junk Science on Fake News, a piece in American Conservative by HxA Research Associate Nick Phillips   The Limits of Viewpoint Diversity, by HxA Research Associate Nick Phillips   Elsewhere on the Web:..

Oxford’s Junk Science on Fake News

HxA research associate Nick Phillips has published a new piece in The American Conservative on a recent Oxford study built on faulty science making waves and further dividing communities. The study by Oxford University scientists, “Polarization, Partisanship and Junk News Consumption over Social Media in the US” purports to show that on social media, conservatives..