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Are you afraid of technology? You shouldn't be

Nary a week goes by that doesn't see a new mainstream media story on the dangers of technology use. Just the other day I spotted one talking about how smartphones are making us dumber. ...

dateMar 18, 2015 in Other
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3Qs: Citizen journalism in Ferguson

Tensions have escalated in Ferguson, Missouri, following the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed African-American teenager, by a white police officer. The incident has led to peaceful protests ...

dateAug 21, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Britons trust Wikipedia 'more than the news'

British people trust Wikipedia more than the mainstream media, the information site's founder Jimmy Wales said Sunday, at the close of a three-day conference of the Wikimedia movement in London.

dateAug 10, 2014 in Internet
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3Qs: The power and press of black celebrity

In her new book Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press, Sarah Jackson, an assistant professor of communication studies in the College of Arts, Media, and Design, examines how the mainstream and black press have covered ...

dateJul 02, 2014 in Social Sciences
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3Qs:A closer look at hashtag activism

Social media and social activism naturally go hand in hand. From "liking" something on Facebook to hashtag activism, increasingly we see social movements like #BringBackOurGirls and #YesAllWomen spread globally ...

dateJun 18, 2014 in Internet
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