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Holtzman: Facebook’s identity crisis continues to endanger business of media

Rachel Holtzman, Op-Ed Contributor

January 9, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

On January 4, Mark Zuckerberg posted his personal challenge for the year: “fixing” Facebook. In his nine-paragraph post, he attempted to address problems of abuse that runs unchecked on the platform, anxiety about advertising...

Schwartz: On hate mail

Alex Schwartz, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As an opinion writer, I’m fully aware that people who read my columns are not in any way obligated to agree with them. That’s kind of the point of this desk: Through voicing our own opinions, we columnists tend to compel others...

Q&A with Dogspotting Snapchat manager Sofia Kuta

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

May 24, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Students

In between classes and bites of breakfast, Communication junior Sofia Kuta runs the Dogspotting Snapchat account. Dogspotting is a public Facebook group where more than 586,000 members can post photos of dogs they see. The Daily...

Facebook’s photo-tagging suggestions may violate Illinois law

Renzo Downey, Reporter

May 12, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, State

Facebook’s photo-tagging facial recognition software may be in violation of an Illinois law protecting residents’ identities. A California judge ruled last week that a lawsuit filed by three Chicago area men over Facebook’s...

Journalism takes center stage at Homecoming panel

David Fishman, Reporter

October 17, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Speakers

Five Northwestern alumni returned to campus on Friday for the seventh annual Homecoming panel, moderated by University President Morton Schapiro. The event, titled “Who Are You Because of NU?” highlighted alumni from various...