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UNLV alumni tell us why they took a chance on Nevada’s budding marijuana industry.
Kevin Stoker, a media ethics expert most recently with Texas Tech University, will join the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs July 1.
Leaked documents on how Facebook deals with violent, explicit and harassing content, as published in the Guardian, further exposes the challenges the social network faces in policing the posts of its nearly 2 billion users. It also shows that its censorship problem may not be solvable any time soon. The Guardian’s report illustrated how stressful and fast-paced the environment is for Facebook’s content moderators. They often only have 10 seconds to review something, and the guidelines that govern what is acceptable on the site are not always consistent.
Facebook now has 1.94 billion users, an increase driven by mobile growth, the company said Wednesday as it released another strong earnings report. But questions loom about whether the social network can adequately deal with some of the content posted by its growing audience.
Facebook is stepping up its efforts to keep inappropriate and often violent material - including recent high-profile videos of murders and suicides, hate speech and extremist propaganda - off of its site.
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Stevens also Facebook lived a rant boasting a killing, boasting about the killing and a number of people he blamed, including his ex girlfriend. Those videos were shared thousands of times.
Associate Professor, Journalism and Media Studies
An expert in free speech, the media, and First Amendment issues
Visiting Lecturer of Journalism
An expert in health journalism.
Assistant Professor, Journalism and Media Studies
An expert on social and emerging media.