Phys .org: Citizen science can play role in addressing agricultural challenges

Phys .org: Citizen science can play role in addressing agricultural challenges . “An international team of more than three dozen researchers has published a paper highlighting the potential of citizen science to address pressing research challenges in agriculture and food systems. One key to capitalizing on such efforts, the researchers find, may be to build stronger ties between citizen science and agricultural extension efforts.”

Michigan State University: Using Social Media To Weaken Wrath Of Terrorist Attacks

Michigan State University: Using Social Media To Weaken Wrath Of Terrorist Attacks. “Governments and police forces around the world need to beware of the harm caused by mass and social media following terror events. In a new report, leading counter-terrorism experts from around the world – including Michigan State University faculty – offer guidance to authorities to better manage the impacts of terror attacks by harnessing media communication.”

Report: Government is underutilizing social media (Federal News Radio)

Federal News Radio: Report: Government is underutilizing social media. “Government agencies have been slow to adapt to the way Americans are switching to social media, missing out on or underutilizing a powerful and efficient solution for delivering information and engaging the public. This assessment comes from a new report issued in September 2018 by Hootsuite, the social media platform manager. In The State of Social Media in Government in 2018, Hootsuite’s authors detail how social media behavior is changing government communications. And it offers recommendations to media managers at all levels of government on how to take advantage of the changing landscape.”

750 KXL: Oregon Using Facebook To Remind Inactive Voters To Register

750 KXL: Oregon Using Facebook To Remind Inactive Voters To Register. “In this era of manipulators using social media to interfere in elections, Oregon is instead using Facebook to bolster voter participation by contacting inactive voters to remind them to update their registration.”