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PLANNING A TWITTER BREAK: HOW WIKILEAKS’ CHELSEA MANNING tweets from MILITARY prison
The WikiLeaks firestarter has found a way to communicate using Twitter from inside the United States Disciplinary Barracks’ maximum-security military prison.
first time on the front line: a rookie’s guide to reporting in ukraine
Check out Kyiv-based photojournalist James Sprankle’s crash course on covering the current conflict in Ukraine as an embedded reporter, complete with photos.
Agile acquisition to retain technological edge act: a journalist’s guide
Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, has proposed acquisition reform legislation, co-sponsoring with Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., a bill called the Agile Acquisition to Retain Technological Edge Act.
medill undergrads dive into privacy
Students in Medill’s Washington newsroom wrote a suite of stories tackling various aspects of privacy and civil liberties. Read them here.
- White House pushes for student data regulations
- Tor and the darknet: shining a light on the web’s darkest corners
- Minimizing your digital trail
- Privacy: Then and now
- Cleaning up after a cyber hack
- Internet currency Bitcoin lacks privacy protections
- ‘Parks and Recreation’ has vision for future of consumer data privacy issues
- As Europe’s privacy laws evolve, so must American companies when operating ‘across the pond’
- Experts: Your iPhone apps may collect unnecessary data
- Long-ignored government practice lets IRS skirt fourth and fifth amendments
- Private sector remains wary of government efforts to increase cybersecurity collaboration
- Hello Barbie, goodbye privacy?
A three-month investigation by students from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications sheds new light on $3.2 billion U.S. mine clearance and victim assistance effort.