In the weeks following the tragic Boston bombings, the American public has had time to reflect on the mainstream media’s coverage of the crisis. Several news outlets have been criticized for their inaccurate reporting of critical details. Lucy Dalglish, Dean of the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland argues that because in [...]
Technology writer and entrepreneur Anil Dash proposes that policymakers use social media to find out what their constituents want.
For a fee, a new company called Social Intelligence monitors your online profile day and night.
Need to Know talks to author and satirist Gary Shteyngart, whose new dystopian, darkly humorous novel “Super Sad True Love Story” foretells the ruinous decline of literacy in America.
Anne Rolfes of the Bucket Brigade talks to Need to Know about the creative deployment of technology in the Gulf cleanup efforts.
Why do so many moms love to blog? For Melissa Chapman, it’s all about sharing and community.