Monday, January 23, 2006

The Smithsonian goes commercial ...

... with (probably) predictable results, as David Glenn reports in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
"We were losing half a million to a million dollars per year out of our trust fund," said Linda St. Thomas, a spokesperson for the Smithsonian Institution. Better, more careful, possibly fewer choices regarding what they published -- and better PR -- might have prevented that, I think.

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