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Twitter coverage of Demi Lovato's overdose

Missed opportunities in overdose coverage

January 14, 2019

Only 216 of the 42,500 news reports about Demi Lovato’s alleged overdose this past summer included mention of the national addiction hotline, 1-800-662-HELP, a free service that connects callers with lifesaving addiction resources.

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11/15/18: These legislators preach internet privacy, but they still use website tools that snoop, CS/ISI’s Yinzhi Cao, Miami Herald

November 16, 2018

Miami Herald reports that dozens of lawmakers in Congress use tracking tools on their websites to collect personal information about online visitors, despite the fact that those lawmakers are often vocal critics of privacy practices employed by social media companies like Facebook. Yinzhi Cao, assistant professor of computer science, is quoted.

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