Democracy in a Sentence
For true prestige on campus, nothing beats landing an op-ed piece in a major paper.
The source:“Rejected by The New York Times? Why Academics Struggle to Get Published in National Newspapers” by Douglas A. Borer, in International Studies Perspectives, Aug. 2006.
Nothing is quite as gratifying to the Ph.D.-animated ego as hearing the phrase, “I loved your op-ed in the paper.” Two impulses spur academics to submit opinion pieces to the brutal cursor of newspaper editors. One is...