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    8-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 711980

Connecting journalists with quality fact check sources, Newswise adds Google Fact Check


This month, Newswise launches Google Fact Check as a new submission option for their network of communicators at more than 400 institutions worldwide. Submissions to this feed will be configured specifically for indexing as a fact check article in Google News and traditional search, in addition to standard distribution in the Newswise wires and website reaching more than 7,000 media subscribers.

8-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 710028

Expert Available to Comment on Perceptions of Race and the Misuse of Medieval Icons

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Laura Wiegert, director of the Program in Medieval Studies at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is available to discuss the misuse of medieval icons in white supremacist rhetoric, as well as common misperceptions about the racial diversity of Europe during the Middle Ages.

21-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 709701

Rutgers Law Professor Available to Comment on New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Rutgers University

PROFESSOR SAHAR AZIZ of Rutgers Law School, an expert on national security and civil rights with a focus on the impact of Muslim, Arab, and South Asian diasporas in the West is available today to talk about the mosque shootings in New Zealand.

15-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy


Article ID: 708155

UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of black activism during World War I

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is shedding light on long-overlooked contributions black communities in Arkansas made to the World War I effort. Crystal Shurley, an archivist at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies who completed her Master of Arts in public history in December 2018, wrote her thesis on the history of the Arkansas Colored Auxiliary Council, an early archivist group that was active during World War I and has remained a relatively undocumented part of Arkansas history.

15-Feb-2019 9:45 AM EST

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 707168

Giving High School Students the Tools to Question Classic Literature

Iowa State University

Generations of students have read Shakespeare and Hemingway for high school literature class. Assigning these texts without questioning issues of race or gender may exclude students and make them feel their voices are not valued, says an Iowa State researcher.

29-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST


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    21-Dec-2018 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 705707

Millions of Google Searches For Sexual Harassment, Assault Since #MeToo

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

An estimated 40 to 54 million Google searches for sexual harassment and assault were recorded in the United States in the eight months after public accusations against film producer Harvey Weinstein and the ensuing #MeToo movement. Searches related to reporting and preventing such actions also were up based on the results of a study that monitored and analyzed search activity.

19-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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