Today’s What We’re Reading features a re-emergence of the Ithaka S+R report, Wikipedia controversies,” 5 1/2 timeless commencement speeches, and much more.
History in the News
Why Do Historians Insist on Dividing Us?
Sir David Cannadine asks the question in
A few weeks ago, I asked our readers to help me tackle an issue raised at the annual meeting—the lack of etiquette for live-tweeting. The response to our working draft was overwhelming, but also intriguing (you can read the conversation
Not long after the Modern Language Association (MLA) published its protocol for how to cite a tweet, its executive director tweeted that she’d gotten four calls in one morning from reporters asking about it.* It would be nice to
It’s easy to get lost in the millions of messages users send through Twitter each day. Luckily, hashtags (a combination of the pound sign and text used in a tweet) are one way to sort through the din and find
The Cliopatria blog at HNN recognizes the best history blogging on the web through its annual Cliopatria Awards (given out since 2005). The 2011 awards were expanded beyond blogs to include the best history Twitter feed and podcast. Congratulations to