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Internet and Circumvention Correspondent — Voice of America
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Doug Bernard - VOA journalist, webnerd, exploring what happens when real world meets digital life. Particularly interested in security, censorship, privacy.

DNC Notebook: Expect the Expected

blogs.voanews.com — Posted July 25th, 2016 at 4:54 pm (UTC-4) by Doug Bernard Fact: a massive bubble of dangerously hot air is slated to move into Philadelphia over the next several days, blanketing the region with overheated gas. That this atmospheric event is occurring at the same time and place as the quadrennial Democratic National Convention is entirely coincidental.

RNC Notebook: The GOP Unifies…But Around Who?

blogs.voanews.com — Posted July 21st, 2016 at 1:54 pm (UTC-4) by Doug Bernard Smiles are very important at political conventions. For candidates on stage, delegates on the floor, or anyone being interviewed on television, a grin is essential. Smiles suggest unity, hope, enjoyment; perhaps even the slight anticipation of victory.

RNC Notebook: What If Trump Threw a Party, And Nobody Cared?

m.voanews.com — The confetti cannons at Cleveland's Quicken Loans arena are armed and ready. Tens of thousands of balloons are inflated - courtesy of students at a local high school - and waiting in the rafters. Members of the media - some 15,000 of them - are all in place, seated behind laptops, mobile phones, microphones and TV lights.

RNC Notebook: What If Trump Threw a Party, And Nobody Cared?

voanews.com — The confetti cannons at Cleveland's Quicken Loans arena are armed and ready. Tens of thousands of balloons are inflated - courtesy of students at a local high school - and waiting in the rafters. Members of the media - some 15,000 of them - are all in place, seated behind laptops, mobile phones, microphones and TV lights.

After Orlando, LGBT People Angered at Not Being Heard

m.voanews.com — The weekly British TV program "Sky Press Preview" is supposed to be a relatively sedate look at the week's top news as reflected in the nation's newspapers, sprinkled with a bit of opinion. But in the emotional wake of the mass shootings at Orlando's Pulse gay nightclub, opinion quickly boiled over into shouting and recriminations on this week's show.

After Orlando, LGBT People Angered at Not Being Heard

voanews.com — The weekly British TV program "Sky Press Preview" is supposed to be a relatively sedate look at the week's top news as reflected in the nation's newspapers, sprinkled with a bit of opinion. But in the emotional wake of the mass shootings at Orlando's Pulse gay nightclub, opinion quickly boiled over into shouting and recriminations on this week's show.

Social Media Unites, Divides in Times of Tragedy

voanews.com — For more than a decade, millions of people turned to social networking and media sites such as Twitter and Facebook to learn the latest news. The massacre on Sunday at the Orlando nightclub Pulse was no different.

China’s 50 Cent Party: The Other Side of Censorship

voanews.com — Russia has its famed " troll factories " - shadowy organizations quietly supported by the Kremlin to flood Internet comment sections with vitriolic anti-U.S. posts intended to provoke the worst sorts of responses.

Study: Majority of Americans Get News Via Social Media

voanews.com — For the first time in a public opinion survey, a majority of U.S. citizens said they now get news via social media. In a study conducted by the Pew Research Center, 62 percent of respondents said they use social media sites such as Facebook, Reddit and Twitter to get their news.

US Government Both Supports Encryption and Seeks Limitations

voanews.com — The recent announcement by mobile messaging service WhatsApp that it would begin offering end-to-end encryption made worldwide headlines. That's no surprise, given the app has approximately 1 billion users across the globe. What was surprising, and mostly unnoticed, was the role the U.S.
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Jul 26, 2016

@jrstahl We were told to go outside. Yes! Run outside into the lightning! That will help! #TheDNCHatesTheMedia

Jul 26, 2016

Were Russian hackers behind the DNC leak? Likely. Democrats Link Russia, Email Leaks ... and Trump  http://m.voanews.com/a/3434834.html 


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