Category: Magazine

Federal Regulation of Social Media Would Be a Disaster For Free Speech

This article was originally published on The Conversation here. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday charged 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The Russians’ primary tool for meddling was social media, which they used to promote Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy and denigrate Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The indictment charges that the Russians violated U.S....

Why Twitter Polls Should Have a Warning Label

“If you want the public’s opinion on anything — what to name your dog, who will win tonight’s game, which election issue people care most about — there’s no better place to get answers than on Twitter.” This is how Twitter introduces its “Twitter Polls” feature. Twitter polls might be useful for entertainment and business, but...

How the OU Daily Transformed into a Digital-First Newsroom

The need to transition college media to a digital-first mindset has been recognized as nearly ubiquitous, yet it’s far from easy. At the University of Oklahoma, adviser Seth Prince and former enterprise editor Dana Branham knew the pivot was essential, and below, they share a conversation, images and ideals that guided the OU Daily’s innovative journey...

Kako blokčejn menja novac i poslovanje

Šta je blokčejn? Ako ne znate, trebalo bi da znate; ako znate, verovatno vam je i dalje potrebno izvesno razjašnjenje o tome kako zapravo funkcioniše. Don Tapskot je tu da pomogne, demistifikuje ovu tehnologiju koja menja svet, koja gradi poverenje i, kako kaže, ne predstavlja ništa manje od druge generacije interneta i ima potencijal da transformiše...

100 Things to do in France

The country of France is literally filled with medieval cities, alpine villages, and glorious beaches. Vineyards and wines make it world famous, as do the many classical museums and monuments. Ancient caves with prehistoric drawings, theatres and palaces, art galleries and eclectic villages – there is something for everyone in this amazing country! 1. The Eiffel...

Why It’s Important to Understand Social Media’s Dark History

It was in April 2016 that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social media platform was providing its nearly two billion users the opportunity to livestream content. The move was viewed as a natural extension of the platform’s primary goal: providing a space for the average person to share their daily experiences, from the mundane...

Saying Goodbye to Anton Nossik, Godfather of the Russian Internet

Anton Nossik. Source: Facebook. Anton Nossik, a founding father of the Russian Internet, successful media entrepreneur, and popular blogger, died of a heart attack on June 9 while staying at a friend’s summer house outside Moscow. He was 51 years old. Often referred to as the “Godfather of the Russian Internet,” Nossik founded or led influential...