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Corrections, apologies and retractions: Misinformation in social media news

By: Yadira Nieves-Pizarro

News organizations continue to see growth pertaining their online publics (Olmstead & Shearer, 2015; Conaghan, 2015). Social media is an audience magnet for news businesses that use these outlets to promote their stories as they develop in real time. 1,294 more words


Egg Semantics

As consumers, we tend to think that the label on our products are telling us something about what we are going to buy. When you go to buy a loaf of bread, reading the label is what might sway you in one direction or the other towards purchasing it. 800 more words


Why Bother Reaching the Masses if You Aren’t Serving Them Well?

The name of this blog is “Public History Goes Digital” for a reason. Today, public historians strive to reach as many people as possible and the internet’s seemingly infinite space and open accessibility makes it much easier. 987 more words

Digital History

Vol 2, Col 9: “Exper-tease”

I swear, everyone thinks they’re a bloody expert. Well, let me let you in on something folks – just ‘cause you read a single Wikipedia… 992 more words

Rose Cora Perry

The poor feel cheated by GST

Since the GST announcement in the 2014 Budget in 2013, the government has been going around advertising that the 10% SST will be replaced by the 6% GST and, therefore, prices of goods will go down. 667 more words

From The Desk Of Senator S Ramakrishnan

Sex Ed

I feel like for as advanced as we are in America we are so far behind when it comes to sex education. So many people, mainly youth, find out the full truth of sex through personal experience or searching the internet. 591 more words

Personal Views

Going At It Like Rabbits

My roommate was catching up on one of the gazillion shows that she DVR’s and got excited when she saw two gay characters kissing. Gasp! Gay men kissing! 567 more words

Living And Learning