Tag Archives: Social Media

Want to quell hate speech online? Talk to right-wing politicians

Populist politicians set the tone on European social media, while hate speech on Facebook and Twitter is less prevalent than you may think. We analyzed 40,000 comments, and that’s what we found.

A different take on Syria

    This article first appeared in cjr.org Jihad Yazigi discusses why The Syria Report sticks to covering the economy By Alison Langley October 22, 2014 781 words In weekly dispatches, readers of The Syria Report have been tracking the implosion of the war-torn country by the numbers: The country will begin importing beef from […]

Go West – In the quest for digital-age prosperity, legacy newsrooms are making pilgrimages to Silicon Valley

This article first appeared the Columbia Journalism Review Magazine.   November 1, 2013 by Alison Langley In March 2012, the nation’s public broadcasters gathered in Austin, TX, for the annual meeting of the Integrated Media Association, a public-service broadcaster group dedicated to smoothing the transition to the digital age. At the front of the room, Jake […]