Citations are not enough: Academic promotion panels must take into account a scholar’s presence in popular media.
Scholars all around the world are almost solely judged upon their publications in (prestigious) peer-reviewed journals. Asit Biswas and Julian Kirchherr argue that publications in the popular media must count as well. After all, these publications are crucial to inform practitioner’s decision-marking. Many of the world’s most talented thinkers may be university professors, but sadly most of them do not […]