Former Williams professor and EphBlog favorite KC Johnson of Durham in Wonderland gets a highly complimentary writeup in the National Post for his role in breaking the Duke lacrosse case:

Fellow bloggers frequently said if a Pulitzer were awarded for online commentary, the contrarian professor would win. “There is absolutely no doubt that Johnson’s blog, Durham-in- Wonderland, was the single best source of information about what happened in that house in March of 2006 and what has happened with the case since,” one sports blogger wrote this week.

Lots of good stuff follows on past controversies at Brooklyn College, and the role of the academic historian as a public investigator. Read the whole thing

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