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Worldcrunch Editor Jeff Israely To Discuss Future Of International News At ASERL Event

Worldcrunch co-founder and editor-in-chief Jeff Israely will discuss the changing landscape of international news in a digital "fireside chat" on Feb. 2 hosted by the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)

Research libraries serve a community that by its very nature is international, both because the areas of research and the scholars themselves inevitably cross borders. Beyond the specifics of their individual research interests, this community longs to be plugged into the world at large: understanding the broader issues of a globalized world, from politics to economics, science and technology, social and environmental issues and the widest range of ideas and viewpoints.

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Eyes On U.S. — Something Broken In The Kingdom Of American Tech

PARIS — There’s a dual story about the U.S. tech scene circulating in the world’s media. The first is structural, about trendlines and economics as Silicon Valley’s all-powerful platforms and companies have seen their stocks tanking and announced large layoffs for the first time ever. The second storyline is about the big tech titans themselves.

No surprises, Twitter is still taking up extraordinary amounts of headline real estate. And it’s impossible to disentangle Twitter the company from its Very-Online new owner, as Elon Musk’s barrage of changes continue to cross new red-lines that could wind up threatening the viability of the company itself.

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Taiwan Tower Blaze, Norway Bow-And-Arrow Attack, Walruses From Space

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Welcome to Thursday, where a blaze at a Taiwan tower kills at least 46, a suspect is in custody in the deadly Norway bow-and-arrow attack and scientists try to count walruses from space. We also take a look at what unites and opposes Russia's Vladimir and Ukraine's Volodymir.


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