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Social Media in the Post-Arab Spring
Posted on Dec 1, 2011
Facebook and Twitter posts have been used to expel liberal students from universities in the Middle East; a neo-Nazi terror cell is evidence of Germany’s deep-rooted xenophobia; and readings of the New Testament reveal that Apostle Paul did not denounce homosexuality. These discoveries and more below.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that have found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
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In the Arab Spring’s Wake, Twitter Trolls and Facebook Spies
The Zionist ultra-Orthodox are cashing in their IOU
Schools add Internet etiquette, safety to coursework
MoveOn is the Opposite of the Occupy Movement
University sports’ protective moves
Neo-Nazi Killings Expose Broad German Xenophobia
Apostle Paul acknowledged that homosexuality does not prevent Christians from going to heaven
HP printers can be remotely controlled and set on fire
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