Joe Kahne's study finds that youths who are involved with some sort of interest-based social group are more likely to encounter diverse political opinions, while those who just socialize on Facebook are not. Interesting implications for questions regarding homophily, echo chambers, etc.
World News Connection, a set of 1700 human translated international newspapers, is produced for the benefit of CIA's open source center. Some content is available to general audiences, but the prices are frustratingly high. Amazing to see human translation on this scale, but annoying that the output is so hard to get your hands on…
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