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Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

Reddit Thinks It Can Solve the Boston Bombings

In some ways, Reddit is well-suited to the search for the Boston bomber. The site has a proven ability to crowdsource digital clues, and its built-in voting system allows users … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Citadel Community: Gun Company Prepares To Build A ‘Bastion Of Liberty’ For Patriots In Remote Idaho

A concept developed in right-wing online circles and coordinated in conjunction with the III Arms gun company, the Citadel community is hoping to serve as a “bastion of liberty” in rural Idaho. … Continue reading

January 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Navy Seals: A battle for the conscience

Deep inside the military’s special operations forces there is a crisis of conscience unfolding. The publication of “No Easy Day,” a former Navy SEAL’s account of the raid that killed … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Real-life masked crusaders fight crime their own way

By his own admission, Dave Montgomery was a functioning drunk who hated himself. Not that many years ago he might guzzle 30 Rolling Rocks to mask the memory of a … Continue reading

August 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Barrio Defense: How Arizona’s Immigrants are Standing Up to SB 1070

Shortly after the 2010 passage of SB 1070,Arizona’s notorious immigration bill, 20,000 people gathered in Phoenix for a May Day march to protest the new law. Instead of ending with speakers or a … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Private Prisons Profit From Immigration Crackdown

Americans have grown accustomed to the crackdown on illegal immigration as part of the fabric of contemporary political debate, one in which Arizona’s strict enforcement posture frequently captures attention. The … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Google Privacy Inquiries Get Little Cooperation

After months of negotiation, Johannes Caspar, a German data protection official, forced Google to show him exactly what its Street View cars had been collecting from potentially millions of his … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Anonymous and the War over the Internet – Parts I & II

Late in the afternoon of Jan. 19, the U.S. Department of Justice website vanished from the Internet. Anyone attempting to visit it to report a crime or submit a complaint … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mafia Now the Biggest ‘Bank’ In Italy Thanks To Euro Crisis

Organised crime groups like the Sicilian Cosa Nostra, the Naples Camorra or the Calabrian ‘Ndrangheta have long had a stranglehold on the Italian economy, generating profits equivalent to about 7 … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

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