Tag: after newtown

by Kathleen Bartzen Culver

Technology activists often invoke the maxim, “information wants to be free.” In one way, the line is intended to undercut the monetary value of information, be it news stories, Hollywood films or Top 40 hits. But the adage can mean more than money. It’s used to justify breaking barriers that limit access to information and […] more »

by Jenny Xie

The tragic and shocking Newtown school shooting last December reinvigorated an urgency to discuss various facets of gun violence in America. The media responded, focusing coverage on the history of mass shootings, the state of gun ownership and violence in the U.S., developments around gun policy, as well as follow-up on the aftermath of Newtown, […] more »

by Lauren Orsini

During his 2013 State of the Union speech, President Obama touched on an issue very close to American hearts when he brought up gun control. “[Gun control] proposals deserve a vote,” the president said to resounding applause. “Because in the two months since Newtown, more than a thousand birthdays, graduations, and anniversaries have been stolen […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Chinese Army unit possibly tied to hacking in the U.S. (NYT) 2. Social media disaster for Burger King (GigaOm) 3. Tesla Model S review the result of ‘shaky judgment’ (Engadget) 4. Why LinkedIn is a sleeping giant of publishing (Digiday) 5. PBS explores gun violence in the wake of Sandy Hook (NYT) 6. How […] more »