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If a news story punches all your buttons – it probably isn’t so…

You know how you’ve always been warned about being careful when something seems too good to be true? That’s never more the case than when you see a story online and say to yourself, “YES! This is exactly how I … Continue reading

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All Media are Social – alt-right figure off Twitter, death threats on Facebook & fake news ban on Google

Lots of social media in the news this week: Twitter suspends prominent alt-right accounts Twitter has suspended a number of accounts associated with alt-right figure Richard Spencer. ¬†Spencer is the president of a white nationalist think tank. In the past, … Continue reading

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Questions Worth Asking (Maybe)

How does the New York Times get past Chinese censorship? Setting up new publications in China is part of the story.¬† How can national journalists avoid getting punked by a fake Georgia congressman on Twitter? Start by making sure there … Continue reading

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