Tag: afghanistan

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter is working with an advocacy group to investigate the harassment of women (Casey Newton / The Verge) 2. How one group is making it easier to use social media in Afghanistan (Alicia Shepard / Columbia Journalism Review) 3. Can Berkeleyside turn an engaged community into a profitable membership program? (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. A new framework for how Afghan schools teach journalism (Institute for War Peace Reporting) 2. TechStars-powered Kaplan EdTech Accelerator holds its first demo day in NYC (Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat) 3. A digital future: K-12 technology by 2018 (Matthew Lynch / Huffington Post) 4. All Hail MOOCs! Just don’t ask if they actually work […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The U.S. military has had an uneasy relationship with soldiers using blogs, video and photos to offer an unvarnished, uncensored view of war. The military brass has responded in the past by restricting blogging by enlisted soldiers, and having commanders review blog posts before posting. But that may be softening with the launch of a […] more »