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STI Newsletter | Summer 2014

I find that companies are inclined to be at their most interesting when they are undergoing a little misfortune, and therefore I chose the fall of 1966 as the time to have a look at Xerox and its people — something I’d had in mind to do for a year.

MAY 01 |

The Crisis of Journalism Reconsidered: Cultural Power

This project brings a dramatically different perspective to bear on the contemporary "crisis of journalism". It draws attention to the role played by the cultural commitments of journalism itself.

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JUN 11

Alexander: "The Big Newspapers Are Earning Money Again"

Interview on occasion of an STI experts meeting that took place in Barcelona last May 3 to 6. Yale media sociologist Jeffrey C. Alexander reflects on journalism today. This is an English translation of an interview in La Vanguardia.

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MAY 15

Family Stability: Priceless Medicine for Childhood Health in the Developing World

The World Family Map 2014, released this month in the US, suggests that the family contexts of caregiving deserve attention in ongoing efforts to improve children’s health around the world.

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