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We're thrilled about the launch of Civic News Company!
New parent of @Chalkbeat & @Votebeat "will house nonprofit, independent newsrooms committed to reporting on issues of civic importance, with & for communities often neglected by traditional media"
Follow along: @CivicNewsCo
Every yr, people cycle through the doors of 3,000+ jails in the U.S.—too often invisible to the public.❗
That’s why @verainstitute & @PENAmerica created “The Human Toll of Jail,” featuring the stories of people living behind bars… https://www.vera.org/the-human-toll-of-jail-2023
Social media co’s are NOT enforcing their policies to limit disinfo, violence, other violative content. It’s not abt free speech, it’s abt companies doing what they’ve promised consumers. I @freepress wrote a report on tech failures in policy & practice:https://www.freepress.net/policy-library/empty-promises-inside-big-techs-weak-effort-fight-hate-and-lies-2022