http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Nick Leys, The Australian. The Australian editors of tertiary sector news and opinion website The Conversation have rejected claims by a British newspaper that it lacks independence because it allows academics the right to veto what it publishes, writes Nick Leys for The Australian. The Times has accused The Conversation, which launched in Britain last week, of failing to disclose "that academics from its funding universities can demand changes to articles, headlines, photographs and even picture captions". Read more...