Future of news in an increasingly connected world

The events of Boston this week — from the bombing to apprehending a suspect — brought into stark relief the role of non-traditional news sources and highlighted weaknesses in traditional media systems. At Storify: future of news in an increasingly connected world  

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Debunking Headlines: Japan Has Not Had A Nuclear Explosion Or Meltdown

On Friday March 11, 2001, Japan suffered the largest earthquake in its recorded history (9.0) followed within an hour by a raging tsunami. Several nuclear power facilities have suffered damages, but as of 23.30 pm PDT Sunday March 13 there has been no nuclear explosion and no nuclear meltdown. I wrote an article that detailed […]