US Media and Terrorism Coverage

On Jan. 1, the dawn of this new year, 39 people were killed at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey. Most of the partygoers at the nightclub were foreigners, from countries like Jordan, Canada, France, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, among others. Authorities have yet to name the suspect, however, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, […]

Harriet Tubman to Grace $20 bill

In late April, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew announced that Harriet Tubman will appear on the front of the $20 bill starting in 2020, the 100-year anniversary of women’s suffrage. While some think this development is a significant landmark on the roadmap for women’s rights, others believe the change is more controversial than beneficial. In […]

Apple’s Secret Sauce and the Value of Privacy

It’s 2016 and privacy is a pipedream. Personal lives are plastered over social media. Street corners are plagued with cameras. Confidential information is no longer padlocked in the dusty file cabinet in the basement. Instead, we carry the weight of that file cabinet in a condensed, rectangular form—our phones are our diaries, scrapbooks and banks. […]

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