Information Scandals

In class, look up one of these “information scandals” on the web and/or in a database using these keywords. (You can change the keywords as you search.) Find the best source you can and post the full citation information (author, title, date, other info, link if possible), plus your original keywords, as a comment to this post.

  • Stephen Glass and the New Republic
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin and The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys
  • Stanley Pons, Martin Fleischmann, and cold fusion
  • Alan Sokal and Social Text
  • Woo-Suk Hwang and cloning
  • Nicholson Baker and Double Fold
  • Ellen Roche and Johns Hopkins University
  • Antonio Arnaiz-Villena and Elsevier
  • The CIA, the GPO, and Indonesia
  • Jayme Sokolow and Eros and Modernization
  • Dichloroacetate (DCA) and cancer
  • SCIgen and the World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics (WMSCI) 2005
  • Martin Luther King and “Comparison of the Conception of God in the Thinking of Paul Tillich and Henry Nelson Wieman”
  • Bryan Le Beau and commencement speech
  • Hugh Trevor-Roper and the Hitler diaries
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