Archive for December 30th, 2011

December 30, 2011

Fake Social Network Accounts – The Truthy Project Ferrets Out Online Political Deception (w/Video)

In an era of digital deception, scientists at Indiana University are using Twitter to investigate the nature of truth, lies and politics.

December 30, 2011

How the U.S. Economy, Americans Fared in 2011

From the jobless rate to a discouraging housing market and an aggravated lot of indebted college graduates, the year’s defining economic stories kept a downbeat theme. Ray Suarez discusses 2011’s economic impact with The Atlantic‘s Don Peck, the University of Pennsylvania’s Annette Lareau and The Chicago Sun-Times‘ Terry Savage.