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January 20, 2010

Social media hoaxes and media contests

Ethan Zuckerman has yet another fabulous post, this one about how false reports about a supposedly impending earthquake in Ghana swept through social media. Fascinating and informative. As always.

The Knight Foundation, which runs its own contest to grant awards for innovation in media, has published a roundup report and analysis of such competitions.


November 13, 2008

Obama running in Ghana

Ethanz has a backgrounder (or get-up-to-dater) on the elections in Ghana that closes with the unexpected presence of Obama on (well, near) the ticket.

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