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7 Times the Public Received Bad News Without Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 1, 2014 at 3:43pm 9/1/2014 at 3:43pm

A few days ago, President Obama made what is probably one of his silliest remarks yet when he insinuated we’re only now realizing the world is a “messy” place because of the advent of social media.

Really? No one noticed the underbelly of humanity before Twitter? We beg to differ.

That time that jerk Aaron Burr...

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No, Social Media Does Not Stifle Debate

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 8:40am 8/28/2014 at 8:40am

The New York Times published an article on Tuesday discussing the downside of social media and its alleged effect on silencing differing opinions in political debate.

Based entirely on a single issue study, the article concludes that social media squashes debate.

The Study

Pew Research Internet Project conducted the study which polled respondents on the Snowden-NSA issue.

The researchers...

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Hobby Lobby also argues its case in social media

http://youtu.be/empZxxB19nU
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 3, 2014 at 5:15pm 3/3/2014 at 5:15pm
http://youtu.be/empZxxB19nU

You may have heard about the upcoming Supreme Court case of Sebellius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

On November 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., a case arising out of commitment of the Green family, the sole owners of Hobby Lobby S...

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At the mercy of political opponents who run social media

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 11:45am 8/10/2013 at 11:45am

We’ve all heard of the problems faced on Twitter with the #TwitterGulag resulting from false claims of harassment and/or spam.

It’s also a problem on Facebook, as detailed by Ruthie Blum (sister of John Podhoretz) at The New York Observer.

Blum speaks of the problem faced by pro-Israel writers on Facebook and draws an analogy to the...

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