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UChicago Facebook Controversy Continued

Yesterday, I blogged about my Facebook incident that FIRE has brought attention to. Today, the Chronicle of Higher Education published a piece on the subject as well. For FIRE’s overview of the case and opinion click here. I talked to the Chronicle reporter briefly as she was making her inquiries. She asked me if I […]

University of Chicago Repeatedly Censors Student Facebooks

The wonderful and passionate student advocacy non-profit, FIRE, has picked up an incident that happened to me at the end of last quarter. University of Chicago: Censorship of Student’s Online Speech by University Police CHICAGO, March 24, 2010—For the second time in two years, the University of Chicago has censored a student’s post on a […]

To Tweet or Not to Tweet

Elizabeth Bernstein wrote a keen piece in the WSJ today about the potential for relational peril in social media. Clearly, the communicative drawbacks of typing have held many an “IM” conversation in a state of comprehensive limbo. Whether in a tweet, a status update, a text, or an IM, forgetting that “:-)” can be the […]