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Clay Shirky
"Il futuro della carta stampata rimane cosa?" My newspaper piece ( reads better in Italian:…
Oh, it's a day ending in letter Y and Egypt military regime still unjustly imprisoning @GhostyMaher @alaa @Repent11 and thousands more.
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let's do this: We're Compiling Every Police-Involved Shooting In America. Help Us.…
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"We spent a decade learning how to become academics, only to realize we’ve trained for positions that don’t exist."
If that last tweet was too depressing, @sharonwaxman is here to tell you newspapers are going to be just fine:…
Last Call: The end of the printed newspaper…
Hey, Twitter — NO ONE likes this new feature
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"The NFLs role as a safe zone for troubled American masculinity, a kind of wildlife refuge for endangered privilege."
Two things I know about the future, courtesy Shanghai: QR codes are essential in a mobile-first world, and we're gonna need a lot more LEDs.
"This is a culture that does not care about black anger and grief unless it inconveniences them" via @rgay
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For the next 24 hours @bellingcat is on open access. If you like it, they're on kickstarter:…
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We've got 5 days to help the amazing @Brown_Moses launch Bellingcat, a platform for investigative citizen journalism
I'm backing "Out of the Binders: Symposium On Women Writers"
JFK->PVG y'alls. Back in summer of 2015
If you’re against the death penalty except for this one guy who totally deserves it, you’re not against the death penalty.
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This is my book in The Library of Babel. There are many like it, but this one is mine.
...@ProPublica does smart things. To me this is the smartest. The way they leverage time spent compiling data sets.…
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I'm confused by the idea that marijuana can be regulated like tobacco. It's a weed that grows well in temperate climates. #420varieties
Broken windows policing: About 81% of NYers hit with petty infraction violations (2001 to 2013) were black, Hispanic:
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Ah! Head of Turkish State TV says he'll cut broadcast of opposition candidate rally if he mentions lopsided coverage.…
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We're seeking help from @StateDept in seeking the release of Ethiopia's Zone 9 bloggers. Please help by following #FreeZone9Bloggers
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Retweet to show these Internet heroes some love. Still time to submit your comment to FCC: --
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My friend @CharMarteuse is making a movie. She is funny and it will be too. Throw her $10 to help her get over 9000.
.@RollingStone gun violence map: Worst. Infoviz. Evar.… A sorted list would've conveyed all the data with no clicks.