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How to fight Holocaust denial in social media – with the...

Adam G. Klein, Pace University One in four American millennials believe the Holocaust was exaggerated or entirely made up, according to a recent national...

Socialism is a trigger word on social media – but real...

Robert Kozinets, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism The word “socialism” has become a trigger word in U.S. politics, with both positive and negative...

Rumors of Chris Pratt’s being a ‘MAGA Bro’ show how Twitter’s...

Aaron Duncan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln When actor Chris Pratt found himself trending on Twitter on Oct. 17, it wasn’t because of his new film or...

100 years ago, the first commercial radio broadcast announced the results...

Richard Gunderman, Indiana University Only 100 people were listening, but the first broadcast from a licensed radio station occurred at 8 p.m. on Nov. 2,...

‘Quarantine envy’ could finally wake people up to the deep inequalities...

Jessica Rosenfeld, Washington University in St Louis In recent months, mental health experts have been drawing attention to what they’ve dubbed “quarantine envy.” Many people, they...

Twitter posts show that people are profoundly sad – and are...

Joe Roman, University of Vermont and Taylor Ricketts, University of Vermont The COVID-19 pandemic in the United States is the deepest and longest period of...

Twitter hack exposes broader threat to democracy and society

Laura DeNardis, American University School of Communication In case 2020 wasn’t dystopian enough, hackers on July 15 hijacked the Twitter accounts of former President Barack...

How fake accounts constantly manipulate what you see on social media...

Jeanna Matthews, Clarkson University Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram started out as a way to connect with friends, family and people of...

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Americans are deeply divided about torture

By Paul Gronke, Reed College; Darius Rejali, Reed College, and Peter Miller, University of Pennsylvania The Senate report on torture found that the “enhanced techniques”...