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Guessing the location of tweets without geolocation, tracking who’ll pay for online news, and the conditions that encourage learning on Facebook: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
A new paper out of MIT’s Center for Civic Media uses Media Cloud and other tools to map how the story of Trayvon Martin’s death was told — and evolved. Caroline O'Donovan
Want to see when a story first reached national television news, or which network programs kept it in the limelight? This Ruby script can help.
Kernels of corn spelling out "truth"
Matt Stempeck’s Gmail extension aims to automatically detect bogus claims and help guide you (or your hysterical relative) back to sanity.
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