A Sad State of 280 Characters

I had a harsh moment of self-awareness recently when I realized our world's sad state of addiction to Twitter-length "stories" of 280 characters had firmly entrenched its hooks in me. Since I was a little girl, I have loved to read. As an adult, with grown kids and more time on my hands, I read … Continue reading A Sad State of 280 Characters

What #MeToo Tweets Reveal

San Francisco State University Assistant Professor of Economics Sepideh Modrek recently published the results of a study she and her research team conducted to analyze more than 12,000 #MeToo tweets posted from October 15 to October 21, 2017. This timeframe, you'll recall, encompassed the initial tsunami of outcries in response to Alyssa Milano's now famous tweet … Continue reading What #MeToo Tweets Reveal