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York: It’s our job to seek out the world

Jillian York’s humble personality prevents her from boastfully speaking about her global impact as a digital activist. With the help of social media, though, York vigorously advocates for international freedom of expression in her full-time work and volunteer positions. In … Continue reading

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On the lookout for “good journalism”

With the presence of social media and a plethora of available information online, the boundaries have been blurred between the experienced journalist and the citizen journalist. With the Internet, it is simple for individuals to browse news stories casually and … Continue reading

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U.S. updates travel warning to Egypt

The fate of my Dialogue of Civilizations trip to Egypt will be decided tomorrow. If the U.S. State Department lifts the travel warning to Egypt, the university will allow our group to travel there in one month. If the State … Continue reading

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Twitter-twatter

To be honest, I was anti-Twitter until two months ago. With the popularity of Facebook, I thought for sure Twitter would be a short-lived fad, similar to the Furbies from my childhood. My roommate, Erin Kelly, made a Twitter account … Continue reading

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Social media tools aid protesters

News of mass demonstrations is never met with ease, especially when protests occur in a country I will be traveling to four months from now. Yesterday, tens of thousands of Egyptians unsatisfied with their government rallied against the country’s declining … Continue reading

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