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Larry Magid: Spreading MLK’s Message Through Social Media

The Internet as we know it didn’t exist in the days of the Civil Rights Movement or Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, but if it did, how would online activism and social media have affected his message?

01/20/2014

A man waves his rifle as buildings and cars burn Tuesday inside the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi, Libya. (AFP/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Conference Explores Middle East Violence, Protests

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley sponsored a particularly timely conference this week: “Democracy Rising?” sought to address “the challenges of democracy transition and development in countries emerging from authoritarian regimes,” according to the event website.

09/14/2012

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Criticism Of Obama Is Misguided And Ignores The Facts

In seeking to define President Obama as a foreign policy failure, sympathetic to Muslim protesters, Mitt Romney ignored the fact that Americans were killed and under threat overseas.

09/13/2012

A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

Egyptian anti-government protesters shout slogans as they march in the coastal city of Alexandria on February 11, 2011.

Tech Report: Arab Spring A Hot Topic At Middle East Technology Conference

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at what is of interest to many in the Middle East at a technology conference in Qatar.

03/07/2012

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