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Threat against Ilhan Omar leads to Twitter Ban
In case you haven't heard, here's the lead of an November 30th article from NBC News: Ilhan Omar's opponent banned from Twitter after suggesting congresswoman should be hanged "Violent rhetoric inevitably leads to violent threats, and ultimately, (More)
Another real view of copyright
I think you know this example from COLL 110. Here's the lead of Leonard Pitts' open letter to Chris Cecil about his ongoing plagiarism of Pitts' columns: Dear Chris Cecil: Here's how you write a newspaper column. First, you find a topic (More)
A real-life example of copyright
Here’s twitter feed relating to “daily lines” that an author has posted from her next book: More)
Typos can have interesting results.
Neil Gaiman came up with the name of one of his characters, Coraline, by mistake, when he mistyped 'Caroline'. He preferred ‘Coraline’ and kept it.— Literary Interest (@InterestingLit) More)
Address visual disabilities by using CamelCase for your hashtags.
Camel Case means that #YouCapitalizeEachWord in a hashtag. Do this for clarity, and to help the blind and visually impaired. More)
Saeed Jones on "enslaved ancestors"
I’ve seen the names of my enslaved ancestors - descendents of people who had to endure a forced march from the Carolina coast to western Tennessee - listed as inventory alongside cows and molasses. That history lives in me. It is not a debate topic (More)
Lin-Manuel Miranda on composition
Gmorning The rhythm of the thingThe right notes in the right orderThe way the words sit on the notesThe way the notes sit on the chordsThe way it all tells a storyIt all beginsWhen you start making noise— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) More)
Greta Thunberg on climate change in various venues
An initial image from outside the Swedish Parliament in August 2018 From a one person protest outside the Swedish Parliament last year, to mass marches & a global More)
Climate strikers make their feelings known with smart and hilarious signs
You'll find Twitter feed and commentary about favorite signs from the global protest here: More)
A bit more on the climate strike
Since the protests in the U.S. were just beginning when I posted yesterday, I'm posting the first two U.S. tweet that came across my Twitter feed yesterday—from New York and Chicago. My feed is filled with other images and numbers like this one. N (More)
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