Highlights from Zuckerberg’s Testimony before Congress

By Alexa Currier: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg traded in his jeans and t-shirt for a suit and tie this week, testifying at a joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees. Tuesday at 2:15 PM ET marked the opening for Facebook's hearing in front of Congress. The CEO, who founded the social …

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Social Media: Changing Coverage of Mass Casualty Events

By Caitlyn Thompson It is interesting to note the role social media has played in the wake of the Paris Attacks and the shooting in San Bernardino. In addition to spreading information about the events, social media has allowed individuals to declare their safety, offer support, and grieve collectively. Social media has played an increasingly …

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#BlackLivesMatter creates conversation in Worcester

  By Kathryn Severance The #BlackLivesMatter (http://blacklivesmatter.com/about/) movement started in 2012 in response to the Trayvon Martin case. The movement made more news in Worcester in November on college campuses in the area. This occurred when the WPI Society of Black Engineers came together to give support to the students at the University of Missouri. …

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