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Ethan Zuckerman’s online home, since 2003
Social media doesn’t work the way we think it should. That’s the conclusion many people have come to in the wake of revelations about Cambridge… Read More »Six or Seven Things Social Media Can Do For Democracy
I’m speaking today in Ben Franklin Hall in Philadelphia for a conference of Media Impact Funders. And, at the request of the organizers, I’m cosplaying… Read More »Two Bens and a Mark: a talk at Ben Franklin Hall in Philadelphia
When my friends and colleagues began working on the first Make the Breast Pump Not Suck hackathon in 2014 (http://www.kanarinka.com/project/mit-breast-pump-hackathon/), they were focused on the… Read More »Because America’s Family Leave Policy Sucks, Too.
Roughly ten years ago, as phones became smartphones and Facebook and Twitter began their rise towards ubiquity, a fundamental social shift took place: the majority… Read More »Who Filters Your News? Why we built gobo.social
I just spent two days at the inaugural summit of the Obama Foundation, and I’m coming back from Chicago more enthusiastic about the state of… Read More »Finding hope… and dissing Lin-Manuel… at the Obama Foundation Summit