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The War on Women on the Internet

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Posted on Jan 25, 2014

Abuse toward women online is out of control and victims shouldn’t simply have to ignore it; college rankings can affect the number of applications an institution receives; meanwhile, actor Rupert Everett argues that closing down London’s red light district is not about protecting women. 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.

Why Women Aren’t Welcome on the Internet
“Ignore the barrage of violent threats and harassing messages that confront you online every day.” That’s what women are told.

Why Associated Press Was Right to Sever Ties with Narciso Contreras
The Guardian’s head of photography explains why the photojournalist’s seemingly small mistake in manipulating a single image from Syria could have big repercussions

A High Rank for Colleges Can Increase Applications
The top 25 schools in the U.S. News Best Colleges rankings can see up to a 6-10 percent increase in applications, per a recent study.

Sex Offender Fights Registry By Registering His Registerers
If nothing else, Dennis Sobin is not your typical ex-con.

Rupert Everett in Defense of Prostitutes: ‘There Is a Land Grab Going On’
The prostitutes of London’s red-light district are being evicted.

Glenn Greenwald’s Heroism: Standing Up to Our New Orwellian Police State
The deed has been done, there now for all to see.

Israel’s Security Elite Don’t Want Peace
Hidden away both behind the Haaretz paywall and in its business pages is one of the most astute articles in the Israeli media.

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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