Kony 2012, Does Social Media Oversimplify?

African Refugees

Matthew Kavanagh: From Twitter trending to the front page of The New York Times to public statements by the White House and the Pentagon, the Kony 2012 campaign has shown the power of social media to affect U.S. public debate – but what about the dangers of oversimplification?

Famine Strikes Again: Will America Respond?

starving-child-wide

William Lambers: East Africa is in the throes of famine. U.S. relief efforts over the past century show that we have always been willing to respond to humanitarian crises.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...