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Connections: Making sure workers in the gig economy are compensated fairly

Photojournalist Alex Kormann captured a shot of pro golfer Alex Wolff after Wolff won his first tournament. Then the photo went viral, thanks to Nike....
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Wed, 07/24/2019 - 3:48am
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Connections: Understanding FaceApp and what happens to user data submitted to social media apps

Have you tried FaceApp, the social media app that shows you what you might look like in your twilight years? Many users expressed concerns about privacy...
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Mon, 07/22/2019 - 11:28am
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Connections: Exploring a Chase Bank tweet that caused controversy

Chase Bank posted a tweet that went viral, and led to an apology. But should the bank have apologized? Chase offered advice on how customers could...
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Wed, 05/01/2019 - 11:53am
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Connections: Understanding New York State's revenge porn law

New York State has joined a list of more than 40 other states in banning what experts call revenge porn. It refers to the venue for distribution of nude...
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Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:03am
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Connections: How do cell phone notifications affect children and teenagers?

A high school teacher asked her students to turn their phone volumes up and asked them to record the number of notifications they received during a...
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Fri, 03/08/2019 - 9:24am
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Connections: Is Twitter irredeemably flawed?

Is Twitter irredeemably flawed? A growing list of critics say yes, including a philosophy professor who told us this week that she stays off social...
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Wed, 02/20/2019 - 10:14am
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Connections: The intersection of photojournalism and social media

Facebook deleted a photo of a starving Yemeni child, saying that the photo was inappropriate content. The photo came from a column written by Nicholas...
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Wed, 12/19/2018 - 9:59am
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Connections: Exploring the intersection of art, technology, and social justice

Local students are teaming up with nationally-recognized artists to learn how to use art and technology to convey messages about social justice and self...
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Mon, 07/23/2018 - 10:21am
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Connections: Is using CGI in advertising ethical?

Some brands are using CGI in their advertising, and consumers can’t tell that the images are not real humans. Is that ethical? Will CGI define the...
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Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:20am
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Connections: The consequences of bad social media posts

New Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen has had some explaining to do about old tweets that he wrote when he was a teenager. The tweets contained...
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Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:35am
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