Inside Higher Ed. has an article about an anthropology professor who decided to go "undercover" as a freshman. The article is generating a lot of comments, and I am in the process of getting a review copy for TCR.
How do search committees view candidates who blog? See what one search committee member discovered about candidates in this article from the The Chronicle of Higher Education.
This NY Times piece on the Lawrence Journal-World highlights a number of interesting ideas for online publishing. My favorite is the plan for a service to download daily news to a docked ipod each morning before a student leaves home for the day. Let's keep this in mind as we redesign TCR services.
EdWeek announced that they will begin charging (non-print subscribers) for their content and their daily news section. It will be interesting to see what develops. A competitor EducationNews.org will not charge members. Which model will be more successful? This may provide some interesting data for looking at our own low cost publishing model.