Recently, I happened to stumble upon an interesting piece, written by Amanda Ripley already for a couple of years ago, on how journalists should start making a push to present the complexity of the matters they are reporting -- and stop trying to simplify everything to death. Extreme simplicity that has become the gold standard of how news stories and everything else is reported in the professional and social media alike needs to go away.
Yesterday, I had the opportunity to have an enjoyable discussion with Johanna Lahtinen about her doctoral thesis Information specialists’ roles and activities in collaborative development projects between education and working life: a case study of the formation of knowledge practices and innovative knowledge communities (summary is available in English) at her public viva.
The book has been reviewed by Lynn Allardyce Irvine in Library Review, Vol. 62 Iss: 6/7 http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/LR-04-2013-0052, Michelle McLean in the The Australian Library Journal, Vol. 63, Iss: 1, pp. 64-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00049670.2013.878275 and Jane Mansfield in the Journal of Information Literacy, 7(1), pp.107-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.1.1823.