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US Secretly Created 'Cuban Twitter' To Stir Unrest

In July 2010, Joe McSpedon, a US government official, flew to Barcelona to put the final touches on a secret plan to build a social media project aimed at undermining Cuba's communist government.

Jesse Jackson readies campaign to highlight Silicon Valley's scarcity of blacks and Latinos

The Rev Jesse Jackson plans to lead a delegation to the Hewlett-Packard annual shareholders meeting to bring attention to Silicon Valley's poor record of including blacks and Latinos in hiring, board appointments and startup funding.

Majority Of Americans Have More Confidence In News Organizations Than Social Media

Americans of all ages still pay heed to serious news even as they seek out the lighter stuff, choosing their own way across a media landscape that no longer relies on front pages and evening newscasts to dictate what's worth knowing, according to

No Consensus On How To Notify Data Breach Victims

The data breach at Target that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.

US Network To Scan Workers With Secret Clearances

US intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances, current and for

Ellen's Oscar Celeb Selfie A Landmark Media Moment

Ellen DeGeneres' celeb-studded selfie from the most-watched Oscars telecast in a decade was a landmark social media moment at a time online conversation is boosting television viewership and vice versa.

Next Up: TV Ads Just For You, Dear Voter

The days when political campaigns would try to make inroads with demographic groups such as soccer moms or white working-class voters are gone. Now, the operatives are targeting specific individuals.