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CARTA: Tool Use and Technology: Paula Tallal – Writing and Reading: The Evolution of Social Media

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Media Takes Heat For Offering Climate Change Doubters A Voice

WGBH News Published on Nov 30, 2018 The debate about climate change is one the media hasn’t facilitated for some time, given the overwhelming evidence of its existence. But this week, some skeptics were given a platform to push back … Continue reading

Trump’s Attacks On Media Fuel The Rise Of Fake News

More than half of Americans say social media hurts democracy & free speech

Facebook Erases Hundreds of Alternative Media Pages in Mass Purge

TheRealNews Published on Oct 18, 2018 Facebook is erasing popular alternative media pages that had millions of likes and suspending anti-war and anti-police brutality accounts, in coordination with Twitter. Journalist Max Blumenthal says this is part of a larger political … Continue reading

Is The Media Adequately Covering Climate Change?

WGBH News Published on Oct 12, 2018 It’s a story that gets a lot of “mentions,” but not necessarily a deep dive. Take, for example, the recent United Nations report on climate change, stating that by 2040 the world will … Continue reading

Acting EPA Head Andrew Wheeler Amplified Racist & Conspiracy Posts on Social Media

Oct 10, 2018 The Huffington Post is reporting that Andrew Wheeler, the acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, regularly engaged with right-wing conspiracy accounts on social media and “liked” a racist post featuring the Obamas in 2013. The post … Continue reading

Puerto Rico, In the News for the Wrong Reasons | On The Media | WNYC Studios

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm091418_cms883044_pod.mp3 Activists hold up the Puerto Rican flag during a protest outside the Connecticut state Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. ( Susan Haigh / AP Images ) Summary Transcript It seems that Puerto Rico gets a surge of mainstream … Continue reading

Why the Business Press Didn’t Warn Us | On The Media | WNYC Studios

September 14, 2018 https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm091418_cms883019_pod.mp3 Ten years ago this week, the Wall Street investment firm Lehman Brothers collapsed, setting in motion the financial crisis that devastated the world’s economy. The news coverage reflected a state of abject shock. And yet, many … Continue reading

Doomed to Repeat | On The Media | WNYC Studios

Russ Lewis covers his eyes from a gust of wind and a blast of sand as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. ( David Goldman / AP Images ) https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm091418_cms883020_pod.mp3 The anniversary of a disaster gives … Continue reading