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Preventing rigour mortis: our migration to social media does not spell the end of academic rigour

Cann, Alan (2012) Preventing rigour mortis: our migration to social media does not spell the end of academic rigour. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (16 Apr 2012). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Academic research involving social media is still perceived as less rigourous than traditional journal publishing. Alan Cann argues that while peer review remains the gold standard for quality research, we must apply this standard to the new unit of publication – a blog or even a tweet, not look down on the digital methods entirely.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2013 15:05
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 14:08
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/51966

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