HNS ISSUE ALERT: Microsoft and US Antitrust Policy
History News Service
HNS, the informal syndicate of historians who provide "op-ed" features
to more than 200 non-competing metropolitan daily newspapers, is
seeking a historian to write an op-ed article within the next week
putting the Microsoft decision into the historical perspective of
American antitrust policy and actions since 1890.
Like all HNS articles, this one must address the lay public in op-ed
style while drawing upon the writer's expertise and offering an
argument. Guidelines for doing so, plus sample op-eds and distributed
HNS articles, can be found at our website, listed below.
Anybody interested in doing a piece on this for HNS should send a
short message to Co-directors Appleby and Banner indicating the gist of
their proposed argument. In order to avoid duplication, we will get
back to the first one to submit a workable idea. Please include a
statement of qualifications for writing such a piece and - don't forget
- all submissions should be sent in a regular email message, not as an
Looking forward to hearing from you about this or another op-ed idea.
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