Zeynep Tufecki

Professor at University of North Carolina’s School of Information and Library Science

Guest

Assistant professor at the University of North Carolina and a fellow at the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton

Zeynep Tufecki on KCRW

Dr. Anthony Fauci says the U.K. coronavirus variant could become the dominant strain in the U.S. by the end of March.

Can enough Americans get vaccinated before COVID mutations demand different inoculations?

Dr. Anthony Fauci says the U.K. coronavirus variant could become the dominant strain in the U.S. by the end of March.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro talks with Left, Right & Center panelists Lanhee Chen and K.

Impeached again

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Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan made good on his promise yesterday and shut down Twitter across his country.

Twitter, Turkey and Activism

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan made good on his promise yesterday and shut down Twitter across his country.

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