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Reuters:  Let’s Make Candidates Pledge Not to Use Bots
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Reuters: Let’s Make Candidates Pledge Not to Use Bots

(This originally appeared as “Let’s Make Candidates Pledge Not to Use Bots” on the Reuters Commentary Wire.) Bots — chunks of computer code that generate messages and replicate themselves — have been infecting political discourse around the world. They have been spotted try to influence elections in the United Kingdom, Mexico and just recently, South […]

Islam for Journalists
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Islam for Journalists

Just contributed to the Islam for Journalists e-book project with a chapter called “Digital Islam”.  The crisp looking pdf of the whole e-book is mirrored here, and it is also available on the cataloge page of the Reynolds Journalism Institute.  It was a neat project because we were supposed to anticipate the […]

What Makes a Successful Digital Activist?
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What Makes a Successful Digital Activist?

Interviewed by Ross Reynolds for KUOW-NPR show The Record about digital activism and the recent project findings. Hear the full interview.

Video:  Inaugural Lecture at UW, “Research Adventures from Grad School to Present”
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Video: Inaugural Lecture at UW, “Research Adventures from Grad School to Present”

My department has started a new lecture series for faculty who get promoted to full professor, called Inaugural Lectures.  Mine was called “What Actually Happened Was Much Stranger: Research Adventures From Grad School to the Present” and was delivered October 30th. And here’s audio only: