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Every country has a brand, negative or positive, and that brand is mediated in part by its global press coverage. But what if we stripped news stories of their geographic indicators, and asked you...
Obituaries reflect society's values for men's and women's achievements, aspirations, and families. Gender in Memoriam shows twenty years of language used by the US media to talk about society's...
The Internet has disrupted the aid sector like so many other industries before it. In times of crisis, donors are increasingly connecting directly with affected populations to provide participatory...
How does a media controversy become the only thing any of us talk about? Using the Media Cloud platform, we're reverse-engineering major news stories to visualize how ideas spread, how media frames...
The Civic Maps Toolkit is an online resource designed to introduce novice users to the field of civic maps, support the integration of mapping into their work, and provide clear overviews of specific...
The Civic Crowdfunding project is an initiative to collect data and advance social research into the emerging field of civic crowdfunding–the use of online crowdfunding platforms to provide services...

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