Sunday, February 27, 2011

Narrative non-fiction on your Kindle

"Long-form journalism is the only homegrown American literary form," writes Virginia Heffernan in the Times Magazine.  And it's coming to the Kindle.  Read about it here.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Regents refuse to investigate Markingson suicide

"The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents has rebuffed a request by eight bioethicists to appoint an outside panel of experts to investigate the ethical issues raised by the case of Dan Markingson, a young man who committed suicide in 2004 while enrolled in a psychiatric research study at the U of M."
Read about it in MinnPost.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Charles Schulz under scrutiny for Seroquel study suicide

What is the relationship between the University of Minnesota Department of Psychiatry and AstraZeneca?  Read about it here.