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Did the Media Fail Flint?

In the bitter cold of North Dakota, protesters facing rubber bullets, tear gas and vicious dogs continue to cry out, “water is life!” News coverage of the protestors’ struggles has been thorough and even catalyzed policy change. However, for the people of Flint, Michigan, whose

Community Organizing Through Online Mobilization: #NoDAPL

Social media has transformed community organizing. Every day, individuals are able to connect with millions of people online to spread information and mobilize others to take action. On Tuesday, the #NoDAPL movement tapped into online networks to build their following and organize protests on a global