Malcolm Gladwell’s “Revisionist History” Podcast and the College Rankings Racket

BY TALIA SCHAFFER Several years ago, I witnessed Malcolm Gladwell fearlessly tell a Cambridge audience that nobody should give a cent to Harvard. Whenever I read someone criticizing Gladwell’s tendency to cherry-pick data, I remember that moment. Two of Gladwell’s recent “Revisionist History” podcast episodes (season 6, episodes 2 and 3) do reveal his characteristic…

Malcolm Gladwell’s “Revisionist History” Podcast and the College Rankings Racket — ACADEME BLOG

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