Ferguson

How News Flows on Social Media

By Books May 16, 2017

Zeynep Tufekci is a scholar of social movements and the technologies on which they rely. In “Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest,” published May 16 by Yale University Press, she … Read more

Undercovering the Sources of Racial Conflict

By September 25, 2014

Do today’s news media, legacy or digital, have what it takes to explore the underlying sources of racial conflict like the recent troubles in Ferguson, Missouri? There is plenty of historical precedent. The problem is finding and mustering the resources. Read more