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How Silicon Valley Reengineered Journalism

Social media platforms and technology companies are having a greater effect on American journalism than the shift from print to digital, according to a MacArthur-supported report by the Tow Center For Digital Journalism. Read More
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Ranking Tech Companies on Digital Rights

The majority of telecommunications, internet, and mobile companies does not disclose sufficient information to their users about policies and practices affecting freedom of expression and privacy, according to the 2017 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index. Read More
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Neuroscience Could Reveal Criminal Intent

Researchers at Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech, and Yale universities have discovered that brain scans can identify differences between criminal intent and reckless behavior, in a study supported by the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience. Read More
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Guide Helps Grantmakers Understand Digital Security Threats

Senior Program Officer Eric Sears profiles his participation in the NetGain Partnership which has developed a guide for grantmakers to increase awareness of digital security threats. Read More
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Personal View: Clean Energy Revolution Offers Jobs, Opportunity

Midwestern states led by Republican governors are taking steps to ensure that families have access to reliable energy, cost-effective options, and cleaner air and water, according to commentary by Foundation President Julia Stasch in Crain's ... Read More
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Cyber-espionage Targets Public Health Advocates in Mexico

A report by the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, describes a cyber-espionage operation targeting public health advocates in Mexico. Read More