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Stop and think before sharing

When something seems too good or too bad to be true, it probably isn’t. How to decide whether you should share that emotional story, image or video? First, you have to stop and think.

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Just say no to political “copy/paste” shares on Facebook

The perils of Facebook requests to “Please copy/paste and share widely”, especially when the request is political; includes case study of request to call Congress.

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Culturally tone-deaf newsrooms shine in the 2016 Olympics

Thursday night’s San Jose Mercury News racist tweet has capped a week of sexist and cultural tone-deaf commentary from the Rio Olympics. #mediaFail