Brown University: Brown University Library Awarded Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to Create New Frameworks to Preserve and Publish Born-Digital Art

Brown University: Brown University Library Awarded Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to Create New Frameworks to Preserve and Publish Born-Digital Art. “Brown University Library has been approved for a $20,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support ‘New Frameworks to Preserve and Publish Born-Digital Art.’ This project will develop new frameworks for the long-term preservation and presentation of born-digital art.”

CyberScoop: Network of hyperlocal Russian Telegram channels spew disinformation in occupied Ukraine

CyberScoop: Network of hyperlocal Russian Telegram channels spew disinformation in occupied Ukraine. “The Russian disinformation effort in Ukraine is so extensive that it now includes a hyperlocal Telegram network which spews disinformation customized to resonate in individual towns across occupied Ukraine, according to recent research published by the Ukrainian think tank Detector Media.”

The Mainichi: Tokyo’s only wooden traditional vaudeville theater seeks funds to survive pandemic

The Mainichi: Tokyo’s only wooden traditional vaudeville theater seeks funds to survive pandemic . “The Shinjuku Suehirotei theater is likely to go bankrupt if the revenue decline it has suffered from the pandemic continues. The theater in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward with its classic atmosphere is a precious venue where top-notch masters of the Showa era (1926-1989) vied with each other. It recently also became the model for the Uchikutei theater featured in the popular manga series ‘Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju.’”

New Eastern Europe: The war in Ukraine and historical revisionism

New Eastern Europe: The war in Ukraine and historical revisionism. “The Kremlin has been eager to draw parallels between its ongoing invasion of Ukraine and the Second World War. Stressing the idea that it is fighting Nazism much like in its ‘glorious’ past, the country’s controversial ideology has been in development ever since Putin came to power.”

KNDO: Washington launches new website to track recovery efforts for orca population

KNDO: Washington launches new website to track recovery efforts for orca population. “The Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office created a new website to track recovery efforts for endangered Southern Resident orcas. The website has information on putting in places the recommendations made by the governor’s Southern Resident Killer Whale Task Force, general information about the whales and suggestions for how people can help save the orcas and resources for school curriculum.”

Engadget: New Jersey Attorney General also investigating Discord and Twitch after Buffalo shooting

Engadget: New Jersey Attorney General also investigating Discord and Twitch after Buffalo shooting. “New Jersey’s Acting Attorney General has launched a probe into Twitch and Discord to see if the platforms broke laws on hateful and extremist content following a recent mass shooting in Buffalo. In an announcement published Monday, New Jersey’s Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin wrote that the purpose of the investigation was to find out if policy or moderation failures allowed the platforms to become vectors for spreading extremist content, especially among young people.”

Cincinnati Public Library: 50 Years of Protest Posters, Photos, and Flyers Scanned for the Library’s Digital Collection

Cincinnati Public Library: 50 Years of Protest Posters, Photos, and Flyers Scanned for the Library’s Digital Collection. “The images, part of the upcoming Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) exhibit, Artist Run Spaces, include protest posters, photos, slides, and flyers from fifty years of organizing work by the community organization Over-the-Rhine People’s Movement. The images are now available for high resolution viewing on the Library’s Digital Library, opens a new window.”

MakeUseOf: How to Search for YouTube Comments

MakeUseOf: How to Search for YouTube Comments. “Looking for a specific comment on YouTube can be tricky if you don’t know how to search properly. It gets worse when you have to search through a thread of comments that goes on for pages. This can be frustrating, but there is a way to search through YouTube comments more effectively. In this article, we will show you how to search through YouTube comments, so you can find what you’re looking for.”

Digital Inclusion Navigator: A platform to help bridge digital divide for billions (World Economic Forum)

World Economic Forum: Digital Inclusion Navigator: A platform to help bridge digital divide for billions. “The Forum’s EDISON Alliance has launched a new tool to share best practices in expanding digital inclusion: the Digital Inclusion Navigator. The Navigator is open to all, and will ultimately convene and share the best ideas and practices of the digital inclusion policymaking community the world over.”