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First POST: If We Didn't Have the Open Web

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, August 15 2014

Why net neutrality matters to people angry about police brutality; how online tools enabled dozens of nationwide vigils responding to Ferguson; why we're not winning the war on online trolls; and much, much more. Read More

Social Media's Potential to Transform the Face of Conflict in Developing Nations

BY Lisa Goldman | Wednesday, July 25 2012

It's already a truism that social media holds immense power to raise public awareness of events or fill in knowledge gaps. Now two Harvard doctoral candidates outline how it can transform the face of conflict in Africa and other developing countries — for good and for bad — in an article published on CNN's Global Public Square blog. Read More