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How social media – aided by bots – amplifies Islamophobia online

(THE CONVERSATION) In August 2021, a Facebook ad campaign criticizing Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, the United States' first Muslim congresswomen, came under intense scrutiny. Critics charged that the ads linked the congresswomen with terrorism, and some faith leaders condemned the campaign as "Islamophobic" – that i ... (full story)


Minerals, drugs and China: How the Taliban might finance their new Afghan government

(THE CONVERSATION) Now that the Taliban have reportedly taken full control of Afghanistan and begun forming a government, a looming challenge awaits: How will they keep their country and economy afloat financially?
For the past 20 years, the U.S. government and other countries have financed the vast majority of the Afghan gover ... (full story)


7th District partially remands aggravated robbery case

A defendant accused of reaching for a police officer’s gun during booking appealed a Mahoning County Common Pleas Court’s decision finding him guilty of aggravated robbery, receiving stolen property and obstructing official business.
Richard Lamp argued there was insufficient evidence for the aggravated robbery and ... (full story)


Summit County attorney appointed to UA Board of Trustees

A longtime Summit County attorney and alumna of The University of Akron (UA) and its law school has taken her seat on the UA Board of Trustees.  
Cuyahoga Falls resident Trina M. Carter officially began her term on July 30 after being appointed by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to fill the vacancy left by former trustee Olivia ... (full story)


The science of product placements – and why some work better than others

(THE CONVERSATION) In "The Variant," an episode from the Disney+ hit streaming show "Loki," it's tough to miss the barrage of product placements, with fast-paced action and dialogue taking place in front of Charmin toilet paper, Dove soap and Arm & Hammer deodorant. At one point, Loki barrels down an aisle wi ... (full story)