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  • China Blocks Web Access to ‘Under the Dome’ Documentary on Pollution

    By Edward Wong via NYT “Under the Dome,” a searing documentary about China’s catastrophic air pollution, had hundreds of millions of views on Chinese websites within days of its release one week ago. The country’s new environment...

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  • China’s National Conversation on Pollution Has Finally Begun

    By Yiqin Fu via Foreign Policy China is talking about its pollution crisis — all because of one moving film by a famous television journalist, and a little help from China’s state media apparatus. It started on Feb....

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  • Japan Is Getting An Anonymous Whistleblowing Platform, But Will Journalists Use It?

    By J.T. Quigley via Tech In Asia A Japanese university professor is building Japan’s first anonymous web platform for whistleblowers. Whistleblowing.jp will provide an untraceable way for journalists to receive leaked information without fear of compromising a...

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  • The Media Remembers David Carr

    By Greg Marx via CJR Journalists grieve their own in public. Still, the response to the sudden death last night of David Carr, the media columnist for The New York Times, has been staggering. Here are some...

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  • Bidding in Government Auction of Airwaves Reaches $34 Billion

    By Edward Wyatt via NYT A government auction of airwaves for use in mobile broadband has blown through presale estimates, becoming the biggest auction in the Federal Communications Commission’s history and signaling that wireless companies expect demand...

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  • Nine Epic Failures of Regulating Cryptography

    By Cindy Cohn via EFF Recently Apple has announced that it is providing basic encryption on mobile devices that they cannot bypass, even in response to a request from law enforcement. Google has promised to take similar...

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  • Covering Ebola

    By Paige Brown Jarreau via SciLogs As of September 14, 2014, 2,630 people have lost their lives to the Ebola virus, according to the CDC, with a total case count of 5,347. The current outbreak has been...

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  • What Can We Learn from 800,000 Public Comments on the FCC’s Net Neutrality Plan?

    By Bob Lannon and Andrew Pendleton via Sunlight Foundation On Aug. 5, the Federal Communications Commission announced the bulk release of the comments from its largest-ever public comment collection. We’ve spent the last three weeks cleaning and...

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  • We’re Missing the Story

    By Anjan Sundaram via NYT The Western news media are in crisis and are turning their back on the world. We hardly ever notice. Where correspondents were once assigned to a place for years or months, reporters...

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  • Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

    By Julia Angwin via ProPublica A new, extremely persistent type of online tracking is shadowing visitors to thousands of top websites, from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn.com. First documented in a forthcoming paper by researchers at Princeton University and...

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