As world mourns Paris, many in Mideast see double-standard

...outrage and sympathy flooded his social media feeds and filled the airwaves...I'm Safe.'"In the U.S., social media shaming also played out on Facebook...resemble the French flag. Other social media users object to a sea of vacation...
Nation and World
Police: Double murder in Douglas

...occurred. An upstairs neighbor, when asked, said they hadn't heard anything unusual prior to police arriving. On the social media site, Tonsmeire described herself as "the most girly tomboy you will ever meet.""i'll (sic) take...
Black students complain of casual racism

...the shooting of a black man in Ferguson, Missouri - have finally driven them to talk about it and confront it.On social media, students are sharing their personal experiences with racism, using the hashtag "BlackOnCampus."Students at some...
Nation and World
Online threats against blacks net arrest at Missouri campus

...The author of the posts, which showed up Tuesday on the anonymous location-based messaging app YikYak and other social media, threatened to "shoot every black person I see." The posts followed the resignations on Monday of the University...
Nation and World
Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy

...ground. A Syrian passport was found next to the body of one of the attackers in Paris - prompting doubts from Syrians on social media who wondered why a man going to blow himself up would bother carrying ID.IS may perhaps also be trying to make up perhaps...
Nation and World
Schools in jeopardy

...could be on the line.To create a support network for other small schools worried about changes to ADM, she started a social media hashtag (#smallschoolsmatter) to shift the conversation to the lives it could affect. Schools and students from around...
State | Local | AK legislature
Backlash over Mormon LGBT rule spreads among faithful

...where Mormonism is the focal point for most friendships and social activities.The vibrant world of Mormon websites and social media sites have been buzzing as Latter-day Saints digested and dissected the new rules. At Sunday worship services, people...
Nation and World

...with what they perceive as insensitivity by school administrators, they are taking their generation's penchant for social media protest to the next level: Using their on-campus celebrity to pose a threat to the bottom line."They forced the...
Nation and World
Nonprofit works to replace Kodiak's Madsen Bear statue it and keep it up, but it's sort of (a) losing battle."The Brown Bear Trust is relying on donations and a social media campaign to raise the $40,000 it will contribute for a new bronze sculpture of the Kodiak bear. The group has raised...
Empire Editorial: Keep feds out of Alaskans' private data an email forwarded from grandma: Facebook is listening to everything you say.Of course, it wasn't true.The social media network last year rolled out an optional feature that turns on your cellphone for 15 seconds to record what you're...


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