Tag Archive for Social Media

Is What’s Good For Facebook Not So Good For Democracy?

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Why the social-media honeymoon may be over for some activists. By Sarah Jaffe – Around the country, thousands have returned to the streets again to protest the deaths of black people at the hands of the police. One of those deaths, the shooting of 32-year-old Philando Castile…

The Real Digital Divide Afflicting American Politics

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Neal Gabler – Moyers & Company – When we talk about the media’s effect on our political discourse, usually we’re referring to the way politics are reported. There are, of course, lots of other ways in which media mediate the political process, from ads to organizing…

Celebrate Earth Day 24 on April 22 with NASA on Social Media

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… This Earth Day, April 22, NASA is inviting people around the world to share what they are doing to celebrate and improve the home planet on social media, while the space agency shares aspects of a “day in the life” of NASA’s Earth science research. The…