Tag: social media

Washington déjà vu: ‘Hearts and Minds’ rears its head again

By GEORGE SALAMON / President Obama was unaware of or undeterred by that warning when in a February 18 Los Angeles Times op-ed piece he wrote: “Our campaign to prevent people around the world from being radicalized to violence is ultimately a battle for hearts and minds.” To many American journalists and their audiences the

Africa’s increased use of cell phones changing culture

BY MADELINE SMITH / Mobile phone subscriptions are sweeping across the African continent like never before. After years of technological repression caused by colonial rule, Africa’s mobile phone usage in the 21st century has gone viral. At the Africa Com 2013 conference in Cape Town, Africa, annual mobility reports were revealed.