Why we did it: Three academics explain goal of year-long hoax on profession
IN THE PAPERS - Tuesday, October 9: We look at reactions after far-right leaders Marine Le Pen and Italy's Matteo Salvini meet to build their eurosceptic alliance ahead of EU elections next year. Also, three researchers explain why they trolled academics for a year by submitting fake academic papers for publication. Taylor Swift breaks her political silence to endorse the Democrats in the mid-terms. Finally, the public will decide this week which is the fattest bear in an Alaskan national park!