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Google's Latino-Targeted Domain, .SOY, Inspires Frustration, Confusion

Google’s Latino-Targeted Domain, .SOY, Inspires Frustration, Confusion

by Aura Bogado on October 22 2014, 3:40PM

Can the corporation do right by marketing a new top-level domain?

Topics: /NOW, Media

The Problem With Time Magazine's New Take on Asian-Americans in Tech

The Problem With Time Magazine’s New Take on Asian-Americans in Tech

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2014, 7:00AM

How Time acknowledged but ended up succumbing to the pitfalls of writing about Asian-Americans in the U.S.

Topics: Media, Society

Michel Martin on Who Americans Are, Really

Michel Martin on Who Americans Are, Really

by Carla Murphy on October 6 2014, 3:44PM

Martin continues to elevate unheard voices, which she perfected on NPR’s “Tell Me More”

Topics: Media, /NOW

Daisy Hernández Writes About Race and The New York Times

Daisy Hernández Writes About Race and The New York Times

by Carla Murphy on September 29 2014, 3:21PM

Her new memoir is, “A Cup of Water Under My Bed”

Topics: Media, /NOW

'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' in Hong Kong Protests?

‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ in Hong Kong Protests?

by Carla Murphy on September 29 2014, 10:12AM

Some see Ferguson in Hong Kong. Are they right?

Topics: Ferguson, Media, /NOW

How News Media Fuels the Myth of Black Crime

How News Media Fuels the Myth of Black Crime

by Kai Wright on August 27 2014, 11:45AM

In TV land, all the violent crime suspects are black. Not so much in real life.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Following Ferguson: Michael Brown, Not an Angel, Just a Black Teen

Following Ferguson: Michael Brown, Not an Angel, Just a Black Teen

by Julianne Hing on August 25 2014, 6:51PM

How will the 18-year-old be remembered?

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, Media, /NOW

What White St. Louis Says About Ferguson

What White St. Louis Says About Ferguson

by Carla Murphy on August 15 2014, 12:21PM

One early report isn’t empathetic—but they’re not the only ‘white views’ out there

Topics: Ferguson, Media, /NOW

Want to Avoid Black Neighborhoods? There's an App for That

Want to Avoid Black Neighborhoods? There’s an App for That

by Aura Bogado on August 8 2014, 10:58AM

Crowdsourcing fear, straight to your iPhone

Topics: Media, /NOW

Professor Loses New Job for Pro-Palestinian Tweets

Professor Loses New Job for Pro-Palestinian Tweets

by Aura Bogado on August 6 2014, 2:17PM

Illinois blocks the appointment of Steven G. Salaita

Topics: Media, /NOW

Arthur Chu: Faking a Chinese Accent Is a Fraught Task

Arthur Chu: Faking a Chinese Accent Is a Fraught Task

by Julianne Hing on July 31 2014, 4:27PM

What’s it like to be an actor and second-generation Chinese-American—and put on an accent for work?

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media, /NOW

Sacramento Airport Bans Billboard Pushing Healthcare for the Undocumented

Sacramento Airport Bans Billboard Pushing Healthcare for the Undocumented

by Julianne Hing on June 13 2014, 3:47PM

Healthcare for undocumented immigrants in California is too controversial for the Sacramento Airport to handle.

Topics: Immigration, Media, /NOW

How to Watch the World Cup (With or Without Cable)

How to Watch the World Cup (With or Without Cable)

by Aura Bogado on June 11 2014, 1:25PM

Your options are greatly expanded if you understand Spanish.

Topics: Media, /NOW

John Oliver On Who's Messing With Your Internet

John Oliver On Who’s Messing With Your Internet

by Carla Murphy on June 2 2014, 2:40PM

Best 13 minutes on net neutrality ever

Topics: Media, /NOW

Streaming: Google Exec Releases Company's Race and Gender Numbers

Streaming: Google Exec Releases Company’s Race and Gender Numbers

by Carla Murphy on May 28 2014, 5:57PM

Watch the 6pm EST livestream on PBSNewsHour

Topics: Media, /NOW

Google To Release Numbers on Employee Diversity

Google To Release Numbers on Employee Diversity

by Carla Murphy on May 19 2014, 10:38AM

Will Google’s move force other tech companies to do the same?

Topics: Media, /NOW

This Week: End of the Internet As We Know It?

This Week: End of the Internet As We Know It?

by Carla Murphy on May 12 2014, 12:53PM

More than 100 tech companies and community media advocacy groups think so

Topics: Media, /NOW

Cleveland Business Mag Admits Diversity Problem

Cleveland Business Mag Admits Diversity Problem

by Carla Murphy on April 16 2014, 11:02AM

Out of 32 community leaders, one person of color chosen to represent Cleveland

Topics: Media, /NOW

Six Books That Shaped 'Afro-Vegan' Author Bryant Terry

Six Books That Shaped ‘Afro-Vegan’ Author Bryant Terry

by Julianne Hing on April 8 2014, 7:00AM

Food activist and author Bryant Terry shares the books that shaped him and his understanding of his place in the world.

Topics: Arts & Culture, How We Eat, Media

Diversity Critics Target New Media Start-Ups

Diversity Critics Target New Media Start-Ups

by Carla Murphy on March 18 2014, 4:19PM

Next-gen media called out for not getting it.

Topics: Media, /NOW