If we engaged in widely publicized hateful or hurtful or vile speech, our employers would likely begin job termination procedures within 24 hours regardless of whether we made such comments in a private capacity or not. 625 more words
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March 20, 2018
Statement by NAS, NAE, and NAM Presidents on Effort to Counter Online Misinformation
We are pleased to announce that the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are exploring ways to mobilize our expertise to counter misinformation on the web related to science, engineering, and health.
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If the last decade of SXSW celebrated the promise of social media, the next years may well be dominated by the reckoning. Questions about the unintended consequences of social networks pervaded this year’s event.
The senator from Vermont says 40 percent of guns are sold without a background check.
The Washington Post notes the figure came from a small survey in 1993/1994 before major changes in gun laws.260 more words
According to the Washington Post, the number is fake. It was spread on social media as propaganda from a non-profit organization.