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intellectual agendas by providing a trusted platform that values and
promotes new thinking and evidence-based research.
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academics to provide the public with clarity and insight into
society’s biggest problems.
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practices and collaborate on developing smart, sustainable solutions.
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of commercial or political bias.
Support and foster academic freedom to conduct research,
teach, write and publish.
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Protect editorial freedom in all commercial agreements.
Ensure quality, diverse and intelligible content reaches the
widest possible audience by employing experienced editors to curate
Set the standard in journalism best practice. Be open,
transparent and accountable. Where errors occur correct them
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our advisory board to ensure we are operating for the public good.