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Featured Article: George Orwell

Orwell's press card portrait, 1943
Eric Arthur Blair (June 25, 1903 – January 21, 1950), better known by the pen name George Orwell, was a British author and journalist. Noted as a political and cultural commentator, as well as an accomplished novelist, Orwell is among the most widely admired English-language essayists of the twentieth century. He is best known for two novels written toward the end of his life: the political allegory Animal Farm and the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. Orwell was a committed socialist, who remained committed to democratic socialism even after he became disenchanted with both the horrors of Stalinist Russia and the willingness of some socialists to excuse those horrors in the name of socialism.

Popular Article: Academic publishing

Cover of the first volume of Phil. Trans.
Academic publishing is the subfield of publishing which distributes academic research and scholarship. Most academic work is published in journal article, book or thesis form. Much, though not all, academic publishing relies on some form of peer review or editorial refereeing to qualify texts for publication. Most established academic disciplines have their own journals and other outlets for publication, though many academic journals are somewhat interdisciplinary and publish work from several distinct fields or subfields. The kinds of publications that are accepted as contributions of knowledge or research vary greatly between fields, as do review and publication processes.

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