President-elect Trump tweeted this week that the U.S. needs to build up its nuclear arsenal. He also declared that should an arms race occur, the U.S. would triumph over any adversary. John Yang talks to Joseph Cirincione of the Ploughshares…
Names of President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks continue to emerge on a daily basis. Judy Woodruff sits down with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks to discuss whether Mr. Trump’s Cabinet choices are antithetical to…
By PBS NewsHour
Since his election, President-elect Donald Trump hasn't held a single, formal press conference, and has repeatedly traveled without the press pool assigned to cover him. Instead, expressing his open disdain for the media, he's communicated with the public directly, often…
By Emily Wishingrad
On the same day that Twitter announced a crackdown on harassment by its users, the social media platform suspended some accounts associated with the alt-right movement on Tuesday, reported USA Today.
By Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako
In the past, the company has been criticized for its slow response to taking down hateful language.
By Joshua Barajas and Jaclyn Diaz
The news of Gwen Ifill’s death devastated the PBS NewsHour newsroom, where she was a beloved leader and mentor to generations of journalists.
By Miles O'Brien
Among the millions of real people tweeting about the presidential race, there are also a lot accounts operated by fake people, or “bots.” Politicians and regular users alike use these accounts to increase their follower bases and push messages. Science…
By Associated Press
ST. LOUIS — Twitter says Sunday's presidential debate was the most tweeted ever, with more than 17 million tweets related to the forum sent.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton laid low on Thursday in preparation for their upcoming debate on Sunday night. Both voiced concerns about Hurricane Matthew on Twitter and aired television ads about children and families in key swing states. Instead, their…
By Liana Heitin, Education Week
Students who use social media daily score lower in math, reading and science. But don't worry gamers, the research shows you score higher.
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