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The Guardian

Julia Carrie Wong

21 February 2019

California, United States

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Correcting "data voids," which provide the space for conspiracies to flourish online, requires online platforms to take active measures against misinformation. In the face of digital marketing incentive structures and...

The Huffington Post

Oliver Balch

9 November 2018

United States

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A growing number of tenant-focused websites are trying to level the power dynamic between shoddy landlords and tenants by giving tenants a voice. “There is a big power mismatch in today’s rental market, but it doesn’t...

Splice

Kiran Nazish

8 November 2018

Uttar Pradesh, India

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Originally developed as a tool for women in rural India to learn how to read and write, Khabar Lahariya has grown into an important outlet of Indian journalism. Covering events in small, rural communities whose isolat...

FastCompany

Adele Peters

2 November 2018

United States

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Easy-to-use web apps provide information about candidates and referendums, gathering information all in one place for voters. BallotReady and We Vote are two such tools.

FastCompany

Rina Raphael

1 November 2018

Davis, California, United States

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A collaboration between pro-choice activists and tech workers is—in the face of increasing restrictive policy—creating access to services and information. Events like the Abortion Access Hackathon provide a means for ...

FastCompany

Katharine Schwab

30 October 2018

United States

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Services like Boundless and Borderwise are helping immigrants navigate what is often a confusing and complicated process: applying for greencards. About 7,000 people a month use Boundless and so far they’ve had a 100 ...

The Atlantic

Erick Trickey

23 September 2018

Lansing, Michigan, United States

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In Michigan, a group of people decided they were done with gerrymandering: a political process in which district maps are redrawn to favor one party over another. They formed a group called “Voters Not Politicians,” a...

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John Dyer

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21 September 2018

Greece

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In order to combat xenophobic attitudes against refugees in Europe, three friends founded Solomon; a media outlet that “gives voice to non-native populations, countering negative stereotypes about them and helping the...

Hyperallergic

Jasmine Weber

15 August 2018

Venice, Italy

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A partnership between Venice’s Uffizi Gallery and Indiana University is providing new access to the Uffizi’s collection of ancient sculpture. The Uffizi Digitization Project provides a web interface for visitors to se...

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Anthony Scoma

10 July 2018

London, England

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Readers on the BBC website can now find out more about select stories through “Appy Helper,” a module that provides background about an ongoing, complex story. The module works through both a chat-style interface that...

Hyperallergic

Allison Meier

10 July 2018

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Rather than museum worthy, beautiful crafted artworks made to stand the test of time, the Below the Surface exhibition and website displays the hundreds of years of detritus pulled from an Amsterdam construction site....

The Guardian

Oliver Holmes

Hazem Balousha

5 July 2018

Gaza City, Palestine

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A coding academy in Gaza in the Occupied Territories trains young people computer skills and how to think like entrepreneurs, in a quest to offer alternative futures beyond endless conflict. With support from internat...

National Geographic

Natasha Daly

4 December 2017

Alabama, United States

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Responding to the rise in selfies taken with wild animals, Instagram now sends a user clicking on hashtags associated with these photos to information about animal welfare. Animal welfare joins suicide, self-harm, and...

Apolitical

Odette Chalaby

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20 November 2017

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Knowledge about sex, drugs and violence is alarmingly low in Argentina and surrounding areas, which has caused the government and other organizations to step in. Hablemos de Todo is an interactive online resource that...

DW

Manasi Gopalakrishnan

23 October 2017

Germany

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Germany has identified a problem with refugees hearing lies about migrating to Germany, often from traffickers who just want to make money. 'Rumours about Germany' is a website for migrants to get the truth about Germ...

Quartz

Karen Hao

11 October 2017

United States

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Tech platforms are trying to find a way to battle hate speech while guarding free speech. Various sites have found success by using design elements to de-incentivize incivility, and are promoting more constructive deb...

Boyle Heights Beat

Rosario Bonilla

14 September 2017

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Two Latina entrepreneurs in Los Angeles teamed up to build Shop Latinx, an Instagram and web platform that makes it easy to support Latinx-owned businesses. The platform has amassed over 13,000 followers in its first ...

The New York Times Magazine

Charles Duhigg

23 July 2017

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

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After years of building a reputation for sexism in their office culture and commercials, GoDaddy has taken steps to address these issues and change course. Initiatives include changes in the hiring process, evaluation...

Pitchfork

Joel Oliphint

3 August 2016

Columbus, Ohio, United States

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As popular music has become digital and immaterial in the twenty-first century, record stores are hard to find and those in business struggle to be commercially viable. Used Kids record store in Columbus, OH has been...

CityLab

Feargus O'Sullivan

3 August 2016

Paris, France

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France’s cities, including Paris, are among the world’s most expensive to live in. In 2015, France passed rent control laws that restrict outlandish rent increases through the Rent Observatory that oversees the differ...

The Marshall Project

Maurice Chammah

29 June 2016

Toledo, Ohio, United States

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"A social secretary for people who have been deprived of the forms of communication that are now ubiquitous almost everywhere except for prisons," Renea Royster is part of a network of organizations (including Pigeonl...

Geekwire

Lisa Stiffler

29 June 2016

Seattle, Washington, United States

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The homeless population in Seattle is in a crisis of high proportions, with people facing a myriad of challenges. Different organizations have started to better integrate technology such as social media in addressing ...

The Post Crescent

Rory Linnane

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17 March 2016

Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States

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Fifty-one counties in the state of Wisconsin do not have child psychiatrists to provide counseling because most of them live in widely populated urban areas. Wisconsin psychiatrists now are offering telepsychiatry, w...

The Post Crescent

Rory Linnane

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17 March 2016

Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States

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Wisconsin confronts a lack of psychiatrists, in particular those who specialize in working with children. The state has begun a telepsychiatry program that enables a psychiatrist to counsel children in remote rural ar...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Joyce Hackel

26 August 2015

Aleppo, Aleppo Governorate, Syria

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In war zones, people have a difficult time finding clean water and safe areas to inhabit. Social media, smart phones, and technology applications are aiding in people’s survival. In Aleppo, Syria, the International C...

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