Members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities resign in protest over Charlottesville statements

The members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities have submitted their resignation to the president following Trump’s response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend. The committee is comprised of 16 members including actor Kal Penn who announced the move via …

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With data from Google News, this new tool makes it easier for reporters to track hate crimes nationwide

Are hate crimes on the rise? Reliable national-level data isn’t available (though the Center for Investigative Reporting attempts to track domestic terrorism) and reporters following the beat are in the dark about just how common the incidents they cover are in the U.S. ProPublica, Google News Lab, and a data visualization group, Pitch Interactive, launched…

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How publishers are optimizing profits in the era of social sharing

Guest column: Keith Sibson, Vice President, Product & Marketing at PostUp, discusses strategies publishers can use to combat declining revenue and platform dominance
Today’s consumers scroll through their Facebook feeds and flip through Google News for their news fix. Thanks to smartphones and tablets, people consume …

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