Tag: civic engagement

by Julie Keck

1. NPR Visuals is trying to reduce the effects of privilege while hiring (Gurman Bhatia / Poynter) 2. Al Franken and the FTC are investigating the so-called “Apple Tax” for rival streaming services (William Hughes / The AV Club) 3. How Mother Jones built a Donald Trump insult generator (Aleszu Bajak / Storybench) 4. E.W. […] more »

by Jenny Xie

The level of people’s political participation online in 2012 has increased since 2008 — with 72 percent of all Americans participating in at least one activity, such as posting links to political stories or following elected officials, according to the latest Pew Research Center report on civic engagement. But one thing hasn’t changed: Those with […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. New Pew study: Civic Engagement in the Digital Age (Pew Internet) 2. ChartGirl boxes the news (Reuters) 3. Knight Community Information Challenge applications open May 1 (Knight Digital Media Center) 4. Netflix CEO predicts the future of streaming video (AllThingsD) 5. U.S. gives big, secret push to Internet surveillance (CNet) 6. As Wall Street […] more »