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US colleges report a 43% decline in new international student enrollment. It’s not just because of the pandemic

Nov. 20, 2020 1:51 pm

US colleges report a 43% decline in new international student enrollment. It’s not just because of the pandemic

The Trump administration has tightened restrictions and sent signals that students from abroad are not welcome, writes University of Maryland, Baltimore County's David L. Di Maria. But there's a dire economic impact to that trend.
2020 rocked the news business. What’s the way forward?

Nov. 19, 2020 2:24 pm

2020 rocked the news business. What’s the way forward?

Klein News Innovation Camp 2020 featured lessons on ethics, newsroom diversity and the future of journalism.
How tech firms have tried to stop disinformation and voter intimidation — and come up short

Nov. 3, 2020 1:23 pm

How tech firms have tried to stop disinformation and voter intimidation — and come up short

Facebook and the other social media platform companies are facing a reckoning for their handling of disinformation.
Check out the speaker lineup for Klein News Innovation Camp, back this November

Oct. 30, 2020 2:21 pm

Check out the speaker lineup for Klein News Innovation Camp, back this November

The 12th annual journalism unconference returns Saturday, Nov. 14. See the experts we're bringing in from newsrooms around the U.S. and which hot topics they'll be discussing.
How can local governments be more equitable in their support for business?

Oct. 23, 2020 2:22 pm

How can local governments be more equitable in their support for business?

Philadelphia Department of Commerce's Sylvie Gallier Howard and Maryland House of Delegates' Nick Mosby discuss how government shapes the economy, and where it can do more.
National news outlets: Here’s how to protect the integrity of Election 2020

Oct. 21, 2020 12:08 pm

National news outlets: Here’s how to protect the integrity of Election 2020

This Free Press letter, addressed to the AP and television news outlets and signed by Technical.ly, offers steps newsrooms should take to prioritize coverage that informs the public, supports local news and combats misinformation.
Wait, what? Entrepreneurship is booming during COVID-19

Oct. 20, 2020 8:57 am

Wait, what? Entrepreneurship is booming during COVID-19

Starting in July, new business incorporations have surged nationwide — including so-called "high-propensity" applications in the mid-Atlantic. What's happening?
How can universities be more intentional about their roles in local economies?

Oct. 12, 2020 7:05 am

How can universities be more intentional about their roles in local economies?

With universities' power comes great responsibility in the ways they are aiding the communities around them. Experts from higher ed institutions across the mid-Atlantic weigh in.
Wait, you still haven’t registered to vote? Here’s how to do it

Oct. 9, 2020 11:57 am

Wait, you still haven’t registered to vote? Here’s how to do it

It's not too late to register in Delaware, Maryland, D.C., Virginia and Pennsylvania.
Tech has a responsibility to support a just economic recovery from COVID-19

Oct. 7, 2020 12:25 pm

Tech has a responsibility to support a just economic recovery from COVID-19

Here are some ideas to get started — from deeper community engagement to hiring — courtesy of technology and civic pros from the State of Delaware, Baltimore dev shop Fearless, Philly's United Way and D.C. tech education org Byte Back.

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