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Across Global Elections, Social Media Spreads Political Propaganda and Disinformation

These elections showcase the prominent role social media plays in the democratic process. It’s a crucial source of political information for voters — and a potential vehicle for misinformation.
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First Five Podcast: What’s ‘up’ with aerial news drones?

Mickey Osterreicher, general counsel for the National Press Photographers Association and a national expert, provides the latest updates on legal issues surrounding the growing use of drones to gather news, including photos and video.
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Mizell Stewart, CQS, Power Shift Project
Freedom Forum Institute Welcomes the Chips Quinn Scholars Class of 2019

This diversity initiative fosters the professional growth of aspiring journalists, opening doors to careers in the media industry, with the goal of establishing greater newsroom diversity.
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