BY STAFF CORRESPONDENTS SAN FRANCISCO — Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to demonstrate a real fear of rising opposition forces, fueled by Western social media platforms. On March 10, the Russian government announced it would be slowing down speeds on ...

LOS ANGELES — One year into the pandemic, there have been over 106 million cases of COVID-19 worldwide. The virus, which has raged and spread uncontrollably throughout the world, has claimed the lives of over 2.6 million people.  The highly ...

A brief scroll through TikTok, a novel social media platform known for short videos and a powerful algorithm for suggested content, could include American teenagers dancing a snappy routine, social advocates preaching their cause and renditions of the viral “Ratatouille ...

In the age of Google, Facebook, and YouTube, it seems as if we have finally reached a somewhat egalitarian moment in history. All internet users have access to these resources regardless of socioeconomic status. Yet, these resources are not exactly ...

Computers. Hackers. Cyber networks.  These are all terms that have been thrown around with increasing anger and fear, especially as the United States is experiencing a frightening increase in the frequency of cyberattacks carried out by foreign hackers. But little ...

Big data and psychological operations have played a big role in people’s lives, likely without their knowledge. Personal data is being used in ways that allow people to be surrounded by misinformation, thus influencing their beliefs. Social media is flooded ...

I have grown up in cyberspace as much as I have in the physical world. The internet has shaped so much of me and I, it. Much like the rest of Gen-Z, I find myself on my screen at least ...

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) labeled 2020 as, “a decisive decade for journalism, exacerbated by coronavirus.” With democratic backsliding, civil unrest and economic turmoil taking place amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which is devastating countries throughout the world, journalism and journalists have ...

Ever-present in society is the need to conduct economic transactions. In some places, fresh produce and livestock facilitate trade, while in others, coins and paper currency are the means of exchange. Today, however, economic transactions increasingly depend on an exploding ...

U.S.-China tensions have long been simmering since the trade war started in 2018, with the two countries clashing over technology, trade and more. Prior to this year, members of the media were largely left out of this dispute. However, things ...