The (Ir)relevance of Academia? Academics Lash Back at Kristof for NYT
peter.suber's bookmarks 2014-03-03
"One movement gaining traction that Kristof misses out on, however, is the open-access movement’s push to take the pay wall chains off of scholarly work so that academic findings and research may be exposed to the public. The movement as a whole has seen both setbacks and victories over the past couple of years, but its central mission to remove the barrier that prevents the general public from accessing academia has stirred much needed debate recently."