Friday, November 05, 2004


Mary Hodder takes a first step at establishing the core values that determine reputation for publishers.

1. transparency of relationships and motivations for writing and linking

2. transparency of identity, including pseudonymous writing

3. excellence of content—by which I mean writers honestly writing what they believe, even if it turns out to be untrue in the iterative process, versus publishing known untruths

4. editorial independence

5. linking for attribution of ideas

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