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Buzz it or Bash it? Free Speech, Social Media and Trolls | Follow the Buzz DryerBuzz

Buzz it or Bash it? After politics took over the gridiron and football became the field of protest, we needed to check the yardage gained or lost on the impact social media has on free speech in the face of trolls. After checking the Internet and Tech section of Pew Research, we already know this to be a thing: “Many experts fear uncivil and manipulative behaviors on the internet will persist – and may get worse. This will lead to a splintering of social media into AI-patrolled and regulated ‘safe…

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Sunsets: Aaron Swartz Obituary: The Obituary and Death Notice of Aaron Swartz | Legacy.com

Clipped from Legacy.com NEW YORK (AP) – A co-founder of the social news website Reddit and activist who fought to make online content free to the public has been found dead, authorities confirmed Saturday, prompting an outpouring of grief from prominent voices on the intersection of free speech and the Web. Aaron Swartz (Associated Press Photo) Aaron Swartz, 26, hanged himself in his Brooklyn apartment weeks before he was to go on trial on accusations that he stole millions of journal articles from an electronic archive in an attempt to…

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The Clippings: 24/7 Internet Television Network Empowering African-Americans – National Black Television (NBTV1)

National Black Television, the world’s first Internet television network, is online and streaming programming dedicated to the empowerment of African-Americans. As NBTV1.com signed-on April 6, its founder, president and CEO Stanley Everage, Jr., pledged: “We will never come off the air, brothers and sisters. We won’t stop. I want the world, especially young people, to experience the influence and power of the leaders within the African-American community.” This Internet television network firmly supports historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and the critical role they play in the advancement of African-American…

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Hair She Goes! Where Were You 10 Years Ago? We Were Spreading the Buzz | DryerBuzz.com Celebrates A Decade As The Voice of Buzz

Hair She Goes! The day is going by quietly but it is a milestone nontheless.  I’m Yalanda Lattimore, the founder of DryerBuzz.com and today March 13, 2012 is the 10 Year Anniversary of the day DryerBuzz.com was born.  It had been my hope to launch an in-salon magazine, but frankly there were too many salons for distribution even for a hyper local. The circulation alone would first put my family in debt before it could become a financial success. I hate debt. Besides print magazines were folding day in and…

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SETC Rewind: Ben Cameron “The Need for Reform: The Future of Arts in America” VideoBuzz | Seeing is Believing

Southeastern Theatre Convention (SETC) brought three great keynotes to Atlanta with their 62 Annual Convention, Pearl Cleage (Learning to Speak American), Matt Cavenaugh (Owning Your Career: From Actor to Artist), and Ben Cameron (The Need to Reform: The Future of Arts in America).  In this rewind, we offer a buzz eye view of Ben Cameron’s message of reform.  Although pertaining to theatre, any industry depending on an audience needs to pay attention.  The music industry was forced to reckon with change; newspapers had to rethink delivery; and now does theatre…

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Buzz On Bev Smith Talks Internet Show

Bev Smith is getting with the program.  Looks like Bev Smith is not waiting for the doom and gloom of radio.  As an industry leader, Smith has to know its past time to change up the game.  It’s never to late to go video.  We were hearing through her nightly syndicated radio show that Bev Smith was to launch programming on the Internet and looks like its here.  Bev Smith Talks Internet Show features one on one interviews with some of the nation’s most provocative political and community leaders, celebrities…

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Slow Your Scroll: WellSister.com Launched by the Leslie Agency

WellSister.com, created by The Leslie Agency,  debuted noon Wednesday, April 15, 2009 — Tax Day, ideal for seeking new ways to engage the mind, body and spirit. With intelligence, wit and warmth, WellSister.com is on a mission to help African-American women everywhere live life to its fullest by consistently confronting our most challenging issues: health and wellness. This site is delivered via blog platform, which means comment are welcomed on stories or items. All articles will archived, generating a rich, reference library to which you can return time and again….

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