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White House comes out against SOPA

by leah on January 14, 2012

This week, the Obama administration released a response to We the People petitions about SOPA. I think it’s well written and I like that they address not just the potential outcomes of SOPA that have been raised most frequently, that (…)

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Public Diplomacy and the Situation in Libya

by leah on April 4, 2011

I’m in a Public Diplomacy class at Hopkins this semester. Here is my presentation, theoretically as a diplomat who needs to present the issue to a group of foreign nationals. I am explaining how the events transpired and our 2 (…)

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Guilt in Fundraising – Is it Effective?

by leah on February 24, 2011

According to the persuasion studies I’ve been reading lately (and am really sick of tonight), guilt is incredibly effective in persuasive messaging (and fundraising), as it can easily be elicited by others when they remind us that we are not (…)

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Op-Ed: A new “do not track” list for the web?

by leah on November 12, 2010

Imagine if, in the middle of your online search for a great new book, your favorite Internet superstore sent you a message asking you to please store a personal file of information for them about some of the things you (…)

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The Long Tail and Everbody’s Favorite: Wikipedia Examples

by leah on November 10, 2010

A New Economic Model Interestingly, the theory of the long tail, from Chris Anderson’s The Long Tail: Why the Future is Selling Less of More, is more of a new economic model than just a new way to describe trends (…)

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