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Digs: what we're reading this week

Posted: Oct. 19, 2017 | Tags: Digs

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Staffer and graduate researcher Erin Logan recommends the following in-depth stories you might have missed, models of how to create readable long-form, multimedia projects.

Child Marriage in America, FRONTLINE Dispatch

Child marriage is a problem in Asia and Africa. But the problem is also substantial in the United States. This podcast and written series looks at child marriage in the States and highlights congressional efforts to preserve and destroy it. 

Facebook Enabled Advertisers to Reach ‘Jew Haters,’ ProPublica

Reporters at ProPublica bought ads to target anti-Semitic Facebook users. The team tracked how users categorized as “Jew Hater” engaged with its ...

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Many Facebook users unaware of how to control their newsfeeds, adjust privacy settings

A new Pew Research Center survey finds younger adults more privacy-conscious, and older ones less aware of the control they have of their newsfeeds on Facebook. Many were aware of the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

30,000 across from White House demand 'families belong together'

The Trump administration missed the first of two deadlines to reunite children separated from their parents. The action came after public backlash mounted, and a federal judge issued a nationwide injunction to reunite families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border within 30 days. More than 30,000 people rallied in Washington on June 30 to demand the Trump administration reunite families immediately.

Newspaper circulation plummets — again

Newspaper circulation plummeted again last year, following the trend of decreased distribution since the early 2000s, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Wednesday.


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