April 29, 2013
Good Drone, Bad Drone

In March 2012, a 2-year old boy named Devon Davis wandered away from his Houston home. The news of this missing boy gripped everyone in Texas as police launched a search to find him before it was too late.

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April 22, 2013
Social Media and Boston

James Poling (@james_poling) and Geoffrey Harden (@gharden91) both actively followed the developments of the manhunt late last week for the two Boston Marathon bombers through social media. The following is an email exchange discussing how social media played in reporting live updates of the manhunt in comparison to other types of media.

James Poling: So not much was going on in social media on Thursday night and all-day Friday, no?

Geoffrey Harden: Not much in social news. Didn’t some Kardashian file for divorce?

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April 10, 2013
"Truthiness"

In the age of Google and the Internet, how can anyone lie?

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April 1, 2013
Facebook Marriage Equality Campaign

Last week the Supreme Court held oral arguments on two very important Marriage Equality issues; Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

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