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How Russia's online censorship could jeopardize internet freedom worldwide

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Russia's ever-tightening grip on its citizens' internet access has troubling implications for online freedom in the United States and other countries that share its decentralized network structure, according to a University of Michigan study.

Channels: All Journal News, Internet Trends, Social Media, Technology, Internet Policy, Russia News,

Released:
6-Nov-2019 2:40 PM EST
Newswise: @umich expert: Rushing the desert, storming a mountain, women in US and Europe fought for their place in soccer

@umich expert: Rushing the desert, storming a mountain, women in US and Europe fought for their place in soccer

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Andrei Markovits, a professor of political science and German studies at the University of Michigan, has written extensively on how culture, sports and politics converge. His most recent book is "Women in American soccer and European football. Different Roads to Shared Glory," in which he discusses the challenges women had to overcome to find a place in the soccer world.

Channels: Arts and Entertainment, Sports,

Released:
14-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: To Cut Down Prescription Drug Prices, We Need a Non Partisan Entity to Craft Evidence-Based Policy, #Umich Expert Says

To Cut Down Prescription Drug Prices, We Need a Non Partisan Entity to Craft Evidence-Based Policy, #Umich Expert Says

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Minal Patel, assistant professor at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health, discusses prescription drug affordability

Channels: Pharmaceuticals, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Local - Michigan,

Released:
5-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Changing the conversation Seniors and technology

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We laugh at the meme—even those of us over a certain age—of the toddler, hand pressed over his eyes in utter frustration, telling grandma for the umpteenth time how to open a browser on her computer. Or the photo of the older couple staring at a cell phone, with him asking her to make sure to take two pictures so he can have one as well.

Channels: Apps, Seniors, Technology, Local - Michigan,

Released:
30-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Why research on firearm safety is essential

Why research on firearm safety is essential

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Q&A with Rebecca Cunningham, co-leader of FACTS and an emergency physician and associate vice president for research at U-M, discussed the announcement.

Channels: Children's Health, Crime and Forensic Science, Guns and Violence,

Released:
20-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Trump Meets Mexican President, Presents Immigration Plan, Experts Available to Discuss

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A professor who has spent several summers studying undocumented immigration on the US-Mexican border, a sociology professor who studies immigration from a sociological perspective and another researcher who recently took a group of students to study the border with Mexico can discuss presidential candidate Donald Trump's meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and his immigration plan.

Channels: Government/Law, Immigration, U.S. Elections News, Local - Michigan, U.S. Politics,

Released:
31-Aug-2016 6:05 AM EDT
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Brexit Aftermath: U-M Experts Available to Comment

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The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, triggering the process referred to as Brexit. University of Michigan experts can discuss the political and economic implications of the vote.

Channels: Economics, Government/Law, European Union News, Europe News, Local - Michigan,

Released:
24-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT
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Euro-Free Greece: Hyper-Inflation, Shrinking Real Wages and Demand, and Unemployment

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A Euro-free Greece looks more likely to be quickly engulfed by a vicious spiral of a rapidly depreciating new-drachma, hyper-inflation, shrinking real wages and demand, and unemployment; drachma depreciation and hyper-inflation would certainly benefit Greek debtors (in so far as the Greek government unilaterally converted its Euro liabilities in the new drachma at convenient terms): debasing the currency to wipe out debts is after all one of the oldest tricks in a government's sleeves.

Channels: Economics, Europe News, Local - Michigan,

Released:
7-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT
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2015 State of the Union Address: U-M Experts Available to Discuss

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President Obama will outline various executive actions and legislative proposals during the State of the Union address Jan. 20. University of Michigan experts are available to offer analysis.

Channels: U.S. Politics, Local - Michigan,

Released:
19-Jan-2015 4:15 PM EST
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U-M Experts Can Discuss US-Cuba Talks

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The highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Cuba in five decades will lead a delegation Wednesday to Havana to begin talks about normalizing relations. The trip is part of President Obama's effort to ease the embargo with the communist nation.

Channels: Cuba News, U.S. Foreign Relations, Local - Michigan,

Released:
19-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST
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