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Angèle Christin on Metrics at Work
During the COVID-19 pandemic more than ever, digital platforms and news websites have become a lifeline for information and interaction for people isolated from face-to-face contact. Angèle Christin goes behind the scenes of our screens, analyzing how news production changed as it moved online.
Forrest Stuart on Ballad of the Bullet
Amid increasing hardship and limited employment options, poor urban youth are developing creative online strategies to make ends meet. Using such social media platforms as YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram, they’re capitalizing on the public’s fascination with the ghetto and gang violence.
Making motherhood work in the age of COVID-19
This Mother’s Day weekend, Christie Henry, Director of Princeton University Press talks with Caitlyn Collins about ‘Making Motherhood Work’ in the age of COVID‑19.
Justin Farrell on Billionaire Wilderness
Billionaire Wilderness takes you inside the exclusive world of the ultra-wealthy, showing how today’s richest people are using the natural environment to solve the existential dilemmas they face.
In Dialogue with Caitlin Zaloom and Jennifer Morton: Mobility costs and compromises
Caitlin Zaloom and Jennifer Morton discuss the financial pressures of paying for college and the impact on the lives and well-being of middle-class families.
The way we work: Old rules and new realities
The way we work is not sustainable. Sherwin knows this well. He has twenty years of experience as a skilled information technology (IT) professional and is one of the many professionals and managers we interviewed in a Fortune 500 company we call TOMO.