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Twitter and YouTube banned Steve Bannon. Apple still gives him millions of listeners.

Steve Bannon broadcasts election denialism and apocalyptic calls to action several times a day via Apple’s podcast app. He’s not the only one using the platform to spread claims that became a rallying cry of the…

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President Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla. had thousands of empty seats, thanks at least in part to the actions of teenagers who mobilized on the social media platform TikTok.
Posted in Analysis Politics Social Media The Conversation

How social media amplifies political activism and threatens election integrity

TikTok teens and the Trump campaign by  Anjana Susarla, Michigan State University Thursday, July 2 The lower-than-expected attendance at President Trump’s rally in Tulsa on June 20 was attributed, at least in part, to an online…

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How fake accounts constantly manipulate what you see on social media – and what you can do about it

by Jeanna Matthews, Clarkson University Wednesday, June 24 Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram started out as a way to connect with friends, family and people of interest. But anyone on social media these days…

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Posted in Columns Wade Rathke

Manic media nightmares

by Wade Rathke New Orleans   Let me be honest. We can hardly keep our primary Facebook account and website up to date. We gave up on Twitter long ago and have sworn it off until…

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Posted in Analysis Columns Community organizing Wade Rathke

Internet Radio is Booming in Dublin

Little Rock      In Dublin, Ireland, ACORN’s affiliate, CATU-Ireland, shares offices in a progressive, community co-working space with a bunch of different organizations and artists in a building near the Mountjoy neighborhood called Jigsaw.  The name captures…

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