Current Events: post-election and etc.

Voter breakdown stats

link here to more recent articles about fake and skewed news, bias in google searching, etc

Media, profits, post-election

Biased Crimes in Michigan post election

U.S. Hate Crimes Surge 6%, Fueled by Attacks on Muslims

link here to see links to Higher Ed statements against hate and bigotry

Google and Facebook Take Aim at Fake News Sites

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/37974816/the-problem-with-fake-news-on-facebook—and-how-to-spot-it

Obama essay in The Economist

Code Switch Podcast; some thoughtful analysis and discussion:

https://www.npr.org/player/embed/500088540/500302134” target=”_blank”>Nov 2

https://www.npr.org/player/embed/500528589/501516866” target=”_blank”>Nov 9

 

Considering that H.C. won the popular vote, and D.T. won with only 25% of the electorate vote, this is an interesting analysis of some the complex factors involved, and speaks to issues in our contemporary society.

And this by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

 

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