WGBH: Historic Television Broadcasts Documenting the Conservative Movement in the 1960s Released by the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

WGBH: Historic Television Broadcasts Documenting the Conservative Movement in the 1960s Released by the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. “Rescued from deteriorating videotape and film, 21 National Education Television (NET) programs produced between 1956 and 1970 explore multiple perspectives on the modern conservative movement. The programs are now available for online viewing, many for the first time since their original broadcast.”

Reuters: Where U.S. presidential candidates stand on breaking up Big Tech

Reuters: Where U.S. presidential candidates stand on breaking up Big Tech. “Social media platforms are under particular scrutiny over their efforts to curb dissemination of misinformation and false claims, years after U.S. intelligence agencies said Russia used them to wage an influence operation aimed at interfering with the 2016 election. Moscow has denied the claim. Here are the leading presidential candidates’ positions on Big Tech.”

State Library of Massachusetts: The Legislative Paper Processing Project at State Library

State Library of Massachusetts: The Legislative Paper Processing Project at State Library. “For each collection, [the] work includes biographical research on the legislator; an initial survey of the unprocessed papers; writing a processing plan, including deciding on series and arrangement; sorting the papers; re-housing materials when necessary; writing a finding aid; creating a record for our online catalog; and depositing the finding aid in our digital repository, DSpace. They will also write a blog post for each completed collection.”

Delaware Online: Introducing ‘Know Your Legislator,’ a tool for learning more about your state lawmakers

Delaware Online: Introducing ‘Know Your Legislator,’ a tool for learning more about your state lawmakers. “What state Senate district am I in? Who represents me in Dover? Where do my representatives stand on the issues? These are the types of questions that Delaware Online wants to help you answer. Today we launched ‘Know Your Legislator,’ a tool connecting readers to information about their representatives.”

The Verge: Meet the 26 year-old socialist trucker running for Congress on TikTok

The Verge: Meet the 26 year-old socialist trucker running for Congress on TikTok. “Joshua Collins looks like just about every other young person on TikTok. His nails are painted black, his videos are set to trending songs, and he’s not afraid to dunk on fascists online. But where many young people use the app for clout or entertainment, Collins’s TikTok has become the centerpiece for a new kind of political campaign, one he hopes will carry him all the way to Congress.”

Courier Journal: Who did Matt Bevin pardon and why? Look up his Kentucky pardons on our exclusive database

Courier Journal: Who did Matt Bevin pardon and why? Look up his Kentucky pardons on our exclusive database. “Gov. Matt Bevin issued 254 pardons between his loss to Andy Beshear on Election Day and the end of his term…. Those 254 pardons are among the more than 670 pardons and commutations Bevin issued during his final two months in office. The Courier Journal is working to provide details from each pardon order filed with the Secretary of State’s office.”

Phys .org: Report builds framework for ‘digital political ethics’ in 2020

Phys .org: Report builds framework for ‘digital political ethics’ in 2020. “With the 2020 elections looming and amid continuing concerns over social media’s role in U.S. politics, four top universities have published a comprehensive new report recommending how candidates, tech platforms and regulators can ensure that digital political campaigns promote and protect fair elections.”