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Digital Beachheads: Now on Medium.com

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - March 06, 2019 4292

Some beachheads are digital, while others are made of sand.

Top Ten Progressive Advocacy Facebook Posts (2/25 to 3/4/2019)

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - March 04, 2019 4181

Top Facebook Advocacy Posts

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Media Education and Change

BuzzMachine - March 03, 2019 4140

Lately I’ve been scolding myself that I have not been radical enough — yes, me, not nearly radical enough — about rethinking journalism in our still-emerging new reality of a connected world. And if journalism requires rebuilding, then so does journalism education and all of media education. Every fall, when I am lucky enough to talk with our entire […]


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Europe Against the Net

BuzzMachine - February 24, 2019 3744

I’ve spent a worrisome weekend reading three documents from Europe about regulating the net: The revived, revised, and worsened Articles 11 and 13 of the European Copyright Directive and Julia Reda’s devastating review of the impact. The Cairncross Review of the state of journalism and the net in the UK. The House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Committee Disinformation and ‘Fake News’ […]


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Digital Beachheads: A Model for Progressive Outreach in Trump Country

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - February 14, 2019 3194

Digital beachheads: a model for progressive outreach

Data analysis reveals keys to student success

Hechinger Report - February 13, 2019 3161

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Subscribe today! Trilogy Education partners with universities around the world to offer fast-paced certificate programs in high-demand fields including web development and cybersecurity. Since 2015, more […]


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Facebook Answers Mozilla’s Call to Deliver Open Ad API Ahead of EU Election

The Mozilla Blog - February 13, 2019 3123

After calls for increased transparency and accountability from Mozilla and partners in civil society, Facebook announced it would open its Ad Archive API next month. While the details are still … Read more


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Technology and Social Change | Shorenstein Center

Spigot Community via @LearningLurker - March 16, 2019 2931

Menu Browse: » » » Technology and Social Change Technology and Social Change Research Project The internet has opened vast new territory for global information warfare. During a breaking news event, social media users are inundated with a flurry of both verified and unverified information. Facts, rumors, and disinformation alike are spread via text, links, images and video, shared and reposted across major platforms. A wide range of media manipulators have learned to take advantage of the bursts of unverified information and heightened attention during these news cycles.

During Kamala Harris’ Presidential run, we have to be vigilant about critiques laced with misogynoir

Black Youth Project - February 08, 2019 2858

by Aaron Fountain All political candidates experience scrutiny of their public and personal lives once they announced their candidacy for the office of President of the United States. California Senator and now-presidential candidate, Kamala Harris, is no exception. Law professors, journalists, and various members on the political Left have raised crucial questions about Harris’ policy […]


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Top Ten Progressive Advocacy Facebook Posts (1/28 to 2/4/2019)

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Top Facebook Advocacy Posts

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Facebook’s ‘Oversight Board’ & Internet safety’s next big step

Net Family News - January 30, 2019 2376

This could almost be a sidebar to what I wrote earlier this month about the new middle layer of user care that’s organically developing for the new conditions of today’s media environment – a layer of care that’s independent of government and corporations and lies between “the cloud” and long-established care on the ground. But […]


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losing by winning

Harold Jarche - January 25, 2019 2077

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. I call these Friday’s Finds. @csessums — ‘Metrics are great; however, don’t forget the law(s) – Goodhart’s Law: “When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure,” & Campbell’s Law: The more a metric is... Read more »