Social media regulation – and the future of Section 230 – are top of mind for many in Congress.
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A key piece of federal law, Section 230, has been credited with fostering the internet and allowing misinformation and hate speech to flourish. Here’s how it could be reformed.
Sentenced to life.
Experts help explain the context around the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, and subsequent trial and convictions of Gregory McMichael, Travis McMichael and William Bryan.
Bisakah ekonomi dan pasar memberi perempuan jalur alternatif untuk mencapai emansipasi?
Strong narratives can help sway opinions.
Two film crews comprised of Latino and Black cinematic arts graduate students made short films to counter vaccine fears in both communities.
Murderers who will face maximum sentence of life in prison.
Experts help explain the context around the murder trial and convictions of Greg McMichael, Travis McMichael and William Bryan.
Closing the digital divide requires deploying a lot of fiber-optic cables in rural and low-income areas.
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The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act designates broadband internet access as an essential service and targets billions of dollars to close the digital divide.
An economic approach to emancipation.
TV and movies are one way we understand people and places we’ve never had direct contact with – and maybe never will.
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An Italian media scholar raised on American TV assesses Netflix’s ambitious strategy to create original productions in Italy, Japan, Brazil and beyond – and distribute them globally.
Many students lack the technology and parental guidance to complete homework remotely during the pandemic.
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When homes become classrooms, things like a lack of technology and a quiet place to study take an even bigger toll on student achievement, new research finds.
‘Tug-of-words’ posts debating the merits of socialism versus capitalism are all over social media platforms.
An analysis of social media commentary about socialism versus capitalism shows that people are talking past each other, but some are engaging in more nuanced discussions as well.
Ronald Reagan with his Democratic challenger Walter Mondale soon after a debate in 1984.
A religion scholar explains how Ronald Reagan invoked religion and shifted the American notion of a good society – a vision that might resonate with the politics of today.
Are you being deceived by a robot?
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Twitter bots amplify conspiracy theories, including the so-called ‘collective delusion’ that is QAnon, making them appear more popular and able to reach more real humans.
Companies are having trouble keeping up with the recent rise of activism.
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A PR veteran explains four key takeaways from a survey of communicators and activists taken earlier this year and what they mean for today’s anti-racism protests.
Protesters against racist police violence encounter police in Washington, D.C., on May 31.
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When African Americans press ‘record’ to film police brutality, they are challenging a nation not to look away.
K-pop band BTS and their company, Big Hit, have donated money to Black Lives Matter. Most bands and companies in the industry have not made any sort of statements.
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Few of those in the K-pop industry have donated or even spoken out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Des fleurs et des photos déposées sur un mémorial aux victimes de la violence policière lors d'une manifestation à New York, le 29 mai 2020.
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Depuis des siècles, des Noirs sont tués impunément aux États-Unis. Les images de cette violence témoignent d’un manque de respect vis-à-vis des morts et risquent de traumatiser ceux qui les regardent.
There have already been at least 100 instances of journalists being assaulted or harassed while covering recent protests.
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For almost a century, American popular culture has perpetuated the idea that only journalists working in foreign countries could be in danger.
Cyntoia Brown was sentenced to 51 years in prison when just 16 years old.
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Dan Birman, director of the new Netflix feature documentary ‘Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story,’ discusses his filmmaking process and the importance of the case.
Ahmaud Arbery’s best friend, right, and his sister speak at a memorial event for Arbery on May 9, 2020.
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The US has a centuries-old tradition of killing black people without repercussion – and of publicly viewing the violence. Spreading those images can disrespect the dead and traumatize viewers.
Protesters seeking relief from lockdown restrictions, like these in Missouri, are being marshaled and egged on by conservative political operatives.
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Research and investigative journalism call into question the authenticity of – and actual public support for – recent protests demanding governments lift lockdowns and ‘reopen’ the US economy.