Eszter Hargittai

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Name: Eszter Hargittai
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

3 education myths busted

Merriam-Webster defines an Urban Legend as “a story about an unusual event or occurrence that many people believe is true, but that is not true.” Urban legends can range from those popular with children, like the Bloody Mary legend, to pop culture legends, ... [Published Education Dive - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Why Google (And Facebook) Should Admit Kids Under 13

The website The Information (subscription required to get past the first paragraph) is reporting that Google has been “working to overhaul its web services so it can-legally allow children to use them.” Google hasn’t commented on the report but I hope ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Seeking a Diversity of Voice

EVANSTON, Ill. --- For the third year in a row, the Office of the Provost is sponsoring the Public Voices Thought Leadership Fellowship Program for 20 full-time Northwestern University faculty members during the upcoming academic year.The mission of the ... [Published Northwestern University - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Call for Faculty Applications for Public Voices Fellowships

EVANSTON, Ill. --- For the third year in a row, the Office of the Provost is sponsoring the Public Voices Thought Leadership Fellowship Program for 20 full-time Northwestern University faculty members during the upcoming academic year.The mission of the ... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Women Still Aren't Equal in the Online World

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. The Web is regularly hailed for its "openness" and that's where the confusion begins, since "open" in no way means "equal." While the Internet may create space for many voices, it also reflects ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Apr 10 2014]

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...Hargittai, Delaney Family Professor in the communication studies department and faculty associate of the Institute for Policy Re at Northwestern. "the program was also beneficial for encouraging writing not just about one's re expertise, but other specialty and interest areas as well" said Hargittai, who heads the Web Use Project at Northwestern and is also a fellow at Harvard's Berkman CenterBerkman Center for Internet & Society...

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Why Google (And Facebook) Should Admit Kids Und... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 19 2014]
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Call for Faculty Applications for Public Voices... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
Women Still Aren't Equal in the Online World [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Apr 10 2014]
When Women Engineers Don’t Get their Wings [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Feb 05 2014]
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Women Still Aren't Equal in the Online World [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Apr 10 2014]
This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. The Web is regularly hailed for its "openness" and that's where the confusion begins, since "open" in no way means "equal." While the Internet may create space for many voices, it also reflects ...
When Women Engineers Don’t Get their Wings [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Feb 05 2014]
I didn’t pay any attention to the Superb Owl this weekend, but I did manage to catch some of the commercial breaks. One ad that stood out was the Volkswagon spot , which featured engineers sprouting wings whenever a VW would roll over to the 100,000 ...
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